troubleshooting Question

urlencode not working correctly

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Colin BrazierFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
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Hi all, I know some of you have used Clickatell to send SMS.

I'm trying to send a £ in the URL, but e.g. £40 is received as A£40

I'm doing the urlencode before adding to the URI:


$text_message = html("FROM FOBG, DO NOT REPLY. ".$newfirstname.", as at ".$todays_date.", you owe the club £".$txtAmount.". You have until ".$due_date." to pay.");
echo $text_message;

$text = urlencode($text_message);
echo $text;

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I have tried £  htmlentities etc but no luck so far.
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