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mb_substr

(PHP 4 >= 4.0.6, PHP 5)

mb_substrGet part of string

Description

string mb_substr ( string $str , int $start [, int $length = NULL [, string $encoding = mb_internal_encoding() ]] )

Performs a multi-byte safe substr() operation based on number of characters. Position is counted from the beginning of str. First character's position is 0. Second character position is 1, and so on.

Parameters

str

The string to extract the substring from.

start

Position of first character to use from str.

length

Maximum number of characters to use from str. If omitted or NULL is passed, extract all characters to the end of the string.

encoding

The encoding parameter is the character encoding. If it is omitted, the internal character encoding value will be used.

Return Values

mb_substr() returns the portion of str specified by the start and length parameters.

See Also

PHP Manual