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mb_detect_encoding

(PHP 4 >= 4.0.6, PHP 5)

mb_detect_encodingDetect character encoding

Description

string mb_detect_encoding ( string $str [, mixed $encoding_list = mb_detect_order() [, bool $strict = false ]] )

Detects character encoding in string str.

Parameters

str

The string being detected.

encoding_list

encoding_list is list of character encoding. Encoding order may be specified by array or comma separated list string.

If encoding_list is omitted, detect_order is used.

strict

strict specifies whether to use the strict encoding detection or not. Default is FALSE.

Return Values

The detected character encoding or FALSE if the encoding cannot be detected from the given string.

Examples

Example #1 mb_detect_encoding() example

<?php
/* Detect character encoding with current detect_order */
echo mb_detect_encoding($str);

/* "auto" is expanded according to mbstring.language */
echo mb_detect_encoding($str"auto");

/* Specify encoding_list character encoding by comma separated list */
echo mb_detect_encoding($str"JIS, eucjp-win, sjis-win");

/* Use array to specify encoding_list  */
$ary[] = "ASCII";
$ary[] = "JIS";
$ary[] = "EUC-JP";
echo 
mb_detect_encoding($str$ary);
?>

See Also

PHP Manual