Store and display Unicode string (हिन्दी) with MySQL using PHP

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How to manage international languages in MySQL database using php ?

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If you want to store multiple languages like Arabic, French, Hindi or Urdu to your MySQL database, default settings is not valid to do that to insert all languages in database. If you insert data in your database and database is not configured as I am going to show you in this tutorial then your data will be look like special characters निम and your data will lost .

 

So now i am going to tell you how to configure database to accept Unicode strings (हिन्दी).

Very important HTML settings you have to add a meta for character set UTF-8

In HTML5

Create table in your database with CHARACTER SET utf8 COLLATE utf8_bin

 

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