iconv_set_encoding

(PHP 4 >= 4.0.5, PHP 5)

iconv_set_encodingSet current setting for character encoding conversion

Description

bool iconv_set_encoding ( string $type , string $charset )

Changes the value of the internal configuration variable specified by type to charset.

Parameters

type

The value of type can be any one of these:

  • input_encoding
  • output_encoding
  • internal_encoding

charset

The character set.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Examples

Example #1 iconv_set_encoding() example

<?php
iconv_set_encoding
("internal_encoding""UTF-8");
iconv_set_encoding("output_encoding""ISO-8859-1");
?>

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pasamio at gmail dot com
6 years ago
On PHP 5.2.5 when iconv.*_encoding values are set using php_admin_value in the Apache configuration file, this call will fail and return false.
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joe dot bowman at edigitalresearch.com
5 days ago
As of PHP 5.6, this throws a Deprecated level error, as is consistent with setting the iconv.*_encoding ini settings:

iconv_set_encoding('internal_encoding', 'UTF-8');

triggers:

PHP Deprecated:  iconv_set_encoding(): Use of iconv.internal_encoding is deprecated in ...
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