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How to convert UTF-8 3 byte to UTF-8 2 byte through PHP?

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Hello,

I need to know if there is a way to convert UTF-8 3 byte text to UTF-8 2 byte text through PHP.

Thanks in advance
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How do you even intend to do that? You can't transform 3 byte utf character to 2 byte utf character...

Define 3 byte text. UTF-8 is not a fixed size encoding, but rather variable size, that means that some characters are 1 byte, some 2 bytes, some even more.
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The issue cannot be solved in this matter. Need to reconsider my approach
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