PHP email subject encoding UTF-8

11:38 AM by Christian Koch

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Last modified Tuesday September 8th, 2015


To fix the encoding of email subject that you send with PHP wrap your subject in ‘=?UTF-8?B?’ / “?=” and also use the PHP function base64_encode() to encode your original subject. Check out the code sample:

$subject = 'äüöß';
$subject = '=?UTF-8?B?'.base64_encode($subject).'?=';

 

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