Returns the name of the character set
This extension was deprecated in PHP 5.5.0, and it was removed in PHP 7.0.0. 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:
string mysql_client_encoding(resource link_identifier= =NULL);
character_set variable from
The MySQL connection. If the link identifier is not specified, the last link opened by
mysql_connectis assumed. If no such link is found, it will try to create one as if
mysql_connecthad been called with no arguments. If no connection is found or established, an
E_WARNINGlevel error is generated.
Returns the default character set name for the current connection.
<?php $link = mysql_connect('localhost', 'mysql_user', 'mysql_password'); $charset = mysql_client_encoding($link); echo "The current character set is: $charset\n"; ?>
The above example will output something similar to:
The current character set is: latin1