Author: Manuel Lemos
Package: PHP Convert UTF8 to Latin1 UTF8 Encoded
However, due to programming mistakes, the application may encode the text again as UTF-8, when it was already encoded as UTF-8. This mistake is called double-encoding.
To fix the text that was double encoded, it it is necessary to revert the last step of encoding of the characters.
This class provides a solution, that not only can undo the double-encoding mistake, but it is also able to detect the encoding of a given text, so you can evaluate what encoding it is using.
About the PHP Convert UTF8 to Latin1 UTF8 Encoded Package
The package PHP Convert UTF8 to Latin1 UTF8 Encoded is one of the few PHP packages that was considered notable recently because it does something that is worth paying attention.
The basic purpose is: Convert latin characters that were double-encoded
Here follows in more detail what it does:
This class can convert latin characters that were double-encoded.
It can take as parameter a string that has latin characters with accents and cedillas but were encoded twice as utf8.
The class replaces the double encoded latin characters with the correct characters in UTF-8.
It can also check if a string has a correct representation of text string in UTF-8.
The PHP Convert UTF8 to Latin1 UTF8 Encoded can be downloaded from download page or be installed using the PHP Composer tool following instructions in the Composer install instructions page.
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