November 16th, 2012, 12:50 AM
Retrieving data from a database
I am now dealing with a massive database that different resources enter data into it. I don't see the queries that enter data into it. What I have to do is to retrieve the data but I have some issues with HTML characters and...
For example: &#8232;
There 2 didn't do much:
but for some reason this works occasionally:
What is the best way to retrieve the data from such database?
November 16th, 2012, 05:37 AM
do want to translate HTML entities into the actual characters or the other way round?
Because htmlentities() and html_entity_decode() are the exact opposite of each other.