(PHP 4 >= 4.0.6)

mb_strlen -- Get string length


string mb_strlen (string str [, string encoding])


This function is EXPERIMENTAL. The behaviour of this function, the name of this function, and anything else documented about this function may change in a future release of PHP without notice. Be warned and use this function at your own risk.

mb_strlen() returns number of characters in string str having character encoding encoding. A multi-byte character is counted as 1.

encoding is character encoding for str. If encoding is omitted, internal character encoding is used.

See also mb_internal_encoding(), strlen().