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Description

UTF-8 aware alternative to substr Return part of a string given character offset (and optionally length)

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Syntax

substr($str, $offset, $length=FALSE)
Parameter Name Default Value Description
$str
$offset number of UTF-8 characters offset (from left)
$length FALSE (optional) length in UTF-8 characters from offset

Returns

mixed string or FALSE if failure

Defined in

libraries/joomla/utilities/string.php

Importing

jimport( 'joomla.utilities.string' );

Source Body

function substr($str, $offset, $length = FALSE)
{
        if ( $length === FALSE ) {
                return utf8_substr($str, $offset);
        } else {
                return utf8_substr($str, $offset, $length);
        }
}

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Examples

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