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On: 2005 / 01 / 25 Viewed: 70825 times
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Via How to get rid of invalid UTF-8 characters: to remove them, for example after aggregating or rss feeds, simply use this trick :

  1. $text = iconv("UTF-8","UTF-8//IGNORE",$text);

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  1. piou says:

    ah ah
    character encoding is a neverending source of headaches

    UTF-8 should be used if you dont't want to use HTML equivalents of unusual characters in your page (unless your site is in english only)

    but only recent versions of MySQL can manage UTF-8, so that knowing webhosts never upgrade their servers, it's all about converting every time you use a database…

    not to speak of text editors and windows 's false iso charset

    (take a look at wordpress's souce ;)

  2. Chs says:

    Thank you for this, it helped me a lot.

  3. HighToro says:

    You're a genious! Tnx a lot!!

  4. mary says:

    thanks, helped me out a lot :)

  5. Daniel says:

    Great code, that helped me a lot! Thanks!

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