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iconv_strlen

(PHP 5)

iconv_strlenReturns the character count of string

Description

int iconv_strlen ( string $str [, string $charset = ini_get("iconv.internal_encoding") ] )

In contrast to strlen(), iconv_strlen() counts the occurrences of characters in the given byte sequence str on the basis of the specified character set, the result of which is not necessarily identical to the length of the string in byte.

Parameters

str

The string.

charset

If charset parameter is omitted, str is assumed to be encoded in iconv.internal_encoding.

Return Values

Returns the character count of str, as an integer.

See Also

PHP Manual