PHP – How to return the character count of a string using iconv_strlen()?

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In PHP, the iconv_strlen() function is used to return the character count of a given string. This is an inbuilt function in PHP that is first used in PHP 5 version. Encoding is nullable from PHP 8.0.

Syntax

string iconv_strlen(str $string, str $encoding)

Parameters

This PHP function accepts two parameters: $string and $encoding.

  • $string− The $string parameter is used for the input string.

  • $encoding− If the $encoding parameter is absent or it is null, then the string is assumed to be encoded in iconv.internal_encoding.

Return Values

The iconv_strlen() function returns the list of characters count which is present in the given string, or it returns False if an error occurs during encoding.

Example

 Live Demo

<?php
   //UTF-8 string
   $integer = iconv_strlen("hello world!", "UTF-8");

   // It will returns the number of character
   var_dump($integer);
?>

Output

int(12)
raja
Published on 23-Aug-2021 08:12:31
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