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PHP convert_cyr_string() Function

❮ PHP String Reference

Example

Convert a string from one character-set to another:

<?php
$str = "Hello world! æøå";
echo $str . "<br>";
echo convert_cyr_string($str,'w','a');
?>
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Definition and Usage

The convert_cyr_string() function converts a string from one Cyrillic character-set to another.

The supported Cyrillic character-sets are:

  • k - koi8-r
  • w - windows-1251
  • i - iso8859-5
  • a - x-cp866
  • d - x-cp866
  • m - x-mac-cyrillic

Note: This function is binary-safe.


Syntax

convert_cyr_string(string,from,to)
Parameter Description
string Required. The string to convert
from Required. A character that specifies what Cyrillic character-set to convert from
to Required. A character that specifies what Cyrillic character-set to convert to

Technical Details

Return Value: Returns the converted string
PHP Version: 4+

❮ PHP String Reference