Sets the client 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:
|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
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.
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|