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how can i insert Arabic text in the mysql ? using php

Posted on 2009-02-14
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how can i insert Arabic text in the mysql ? using php

each time i try to insert the data using php i get ?????????? and not Arabic text
Question by:mgtm3
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Expert Comment

ID: 23641842
What character set do you use in mysql? Make it utf8 if it differs
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by:Ray Paseur
ID: 23641846
If you do not need to index or search it, you might think about inserting it into a BLOB field.
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Ray Paseur earned 2000 total points
ID: 23641851
And this seems to turn up in a search of the literature:

mysql_query("set names 'utf8'");

HTH, ~Ray

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