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utf8_decode Converts a string with ISO-8859-1 characters encoded with UTF-8 to single-byte ISO-8859-1


string utf8_decode ( string $data )

This function decodes data, assumed to be UTF-8 encoded, to ISO-8859-1.



An UTF-8 encoded string.

Return Values

Returns the ISO-8859-1 translation of data.

See Also

  • utf8_encode() - Encodes an ISO-8859-1 string to UTF-8 (contains an explanation of UTF-8 encoding)

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