Multibyte String Functions
PHP Manual


(PHP 4 >= 4.2.0, PHP 5, PHP 7)

mb_regex_encodingSet/Get character encoding for multibyte regex


mixed mb_regex_encoding ([ string $encoding = mb_regex_encoding() ] )

Set/Get character encoding for a multibyte regex.



The encoding parameter is the character encoding. If it is omitted, the internal character encoding value will be used.

Return Values

If encoding is set, then Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure. In this case, the internal character encoding is NOT changed. If encoding is omitted, then the current character encoding name for a multibyte regex is returned.


Version Description
5.6.0 Default encoding is changed to UTF-8. It was EUC-JP Previously.

See Also

Multibyte String Functions
PHP Manual