(PHP 4 >= 4.0.6)

mb_substr -- Get part of string


string mb_substr (string str, int start [, int length [, 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_substr() returns the portion of str specified by the start and length parameters.

mb_substr() performs multi-byte safe substr() operation based on number of characters. Position is counted from the beginning of str. First character's position is 0. Second character position is 1, and so on.

If encoding is omitted, internal encoding is assumed.

encoding is character encoding. If it is omitted, internal character encoding is used.

See also mb_strcut(), mb_internal_encoding().