I have a problem with htmlentities(). I 'm missing something here, but I don't know what it is.
In my webpage, which is set to utf-8, the result of
Why isn't the result éè ?
Thing is : I want to put the name 'Hélène' in my database. After stripslashes() and validating the string, I prepare the string as follows :
$name = htmlentities(mysqli_real_escape_string($dbc, trim($name)));
In my database, I have set the column "name" to VARCHAR(30). If I enter 'éè' in this column, it results in Ã©Ã¨
In other words, the name 'Hélène' is too long to be entered in a column set to VARCHAR(30).
Can someone tell me what I did wrong here ?
Thanks a lot.