(PHP 5 >= 5.2.3)
mysql_set_charset — Sets the client character set
This extension is deprecated as of PHP 5.5.0, and will be removed in the future. Instead, the MySQLi or PDO_MySQL extension should be used. See also MySQL: choosing an API guide and related FAQ for more information. Alternatives to this function include:
- PDO: Add charset to the connection string, such as charset=utf8
$link_identifier= NULL ] )
Sets the default character set for the current connection.
A valid character set name.
The MySQL connection. If the link identifier is not specified, the last link opened by mysql_connect() is assumed. If no such link is found, it will try to create one as if mysql_connect() was called with no arguments. If no connection is found or established, an
E_WARNINGlevel error is generated.
TRUE on success or
FALSE on failure.
This function requires MySQL 5.0.7 or later.