Sets the client character set
This extension is deprecated as of PHP 5.5.0, and will be removed in the future. Instead, the MySQLi or PDO_MySQL extension should be used. See also MySQL: choosing an API guide and related FAQ for more information. Alternatives to this function include:
|PDO: Add |
bool mysql_set_charset(string charset,
resource link_identifier= =NULL);
Sets the default character set for the current connection.
A valid character set name.
The MySQL connection. If the link identifier is not
specified, the last link opened by
is assumed. If no such link is found, it will try to
create one as if
was called with no arguments. If no connection is found
or established, an
error is generated.
TRUE on success or
FALSE on failure.
This function requires MySQL 5.0.7 or later.
|Setting character sets in MySQL|
|List of character sets that MySQL supports|