Helper function for converting numbers to words. There is same function available in PHPs NumberFormatter class, but using it is not always possible, since it's not enabled by default.
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2 Nov, 2017
Get first n amount of characters from a string. You could use substr for that, but you will get empty results when there are special characters. Thus multibyte string method is the right way to go.
4 Jan, 2016
To explode multiple delimiters PHP you have to use regular expression. Add your delimiters in the parentheses separated by pipe. You might have to escape your characters if they have meaning in PCRE...
8 Sep, 2015
You can replace all whitespaces (space, new lines, etc.) with a single space using regular expression find and replace.
7 May, 2014
This function checks whether a string is valid UTF-8. You can ensure that the string you operate is a valid UTF-8 string. preg_match fails on strings containing invalid UTF-8 byte sequences. It does...
25 Nov, 2013
Encodes special characters in a plain-text string for display as HTML. Validates strings as UTF-8, if not UTF-8 it returns an empty string. It prevents CSS attacks on IE 6.