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This component provides a native PHP implementation of the
iconv_*functions to users who run PHP versions without the
$ composer require symfony/polyfill-iconv
Alternatively, you can clone the https://github.com/symfony/polyfill-iconv repository.
If you install this component outside of a Symfony application, you must
vendor/autoload.php file in your code to enable the class
autoloading mechanism provided by Composer. Read
this article for more details.
Once this component is installed in your application, you can use the following constants and functions, no matter if the PHP iconv extension is installed or not in your server. The only function not implemented in this component is ob_iconv_handler.
These functions are always available:
These functions are only available when the
mbstring or the
extension are installed: