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convertUtf8

Description

Convert both data and database tables to UTF-8 character set.

Syntax

void convertUtf8 ()


Notes

  • Requires the admin_forum permission.
  • Uses the convert_utf8 sub template of the ManageMaintenance template.
  • Only works if UTF-8 is not the global character set.
  • Supports all character sets used by SMF's language files.
  • Redirects to ?action=admin;area=maintain after finishing.
  • Is linked from the maintenance screen (if applicable).
  • Accessed by ?action=admin;area=maintain;sa=convertutf8.
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