mysqli::character_set_name

mysqli_character_set_name

(PHP 5)

mysqli::character_set_name -- mysqli_character_set_nameReturns the default character set for the database connection

Description

Oriented object style

string mysqli::character_set_name ( void )

Procedural style

string mysqli_character_set_name ( mysqli $link )

Returns the current character set for the database connection.

Parameters

link

Procedural style only: A link identifier returned by mysqli_connect() or mysqli_init()

Return Values

The default character set for the current connection

Examples

Example #1 mysqli::character_set_name() example

Oriented object style

<?php
/* Open a connection */
$mysqli = new mysqli("localhost""my_user""my_password""world");

/* check connection */
if (mysqli_connect_errno()) {
    
printf("Connect failed: %s\n"mysqli_connect_error());
    exit();
}

/* Print current character set */
$charset $mysqli->character_set_name();
printf ("Current character set is %s\n"$charset);

$mysqli->close();
?>

Procedural style

<?php
/* Open a connection */
$link mysqli_connect("localhost""my_user""my_password""world");

/* check connection */
if (!$link) {
    
printf("Connect failed: %s\n"mysqli_connect_error());
    exit();
}

/* Print current character set */
$charset mysqli_character_set_name($link);
printf ("Current character set is %s\n",$charset);

/* close connection */
mysqli_close($link);
?>

The above examples will output:

Current character set is latin1_swedish_ci

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