remove_accents


remove_accents ( $string )

Parameters:
  • (string) $string Text that might have accent characters
Returns:
  • (string) Filtered string with replaced "nice" characters.
Defined at:
Change Log:
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Description

Converts all accent characters to ASCII characters.

If there are no accent characters, then the string given is just returned.

Accent characters converted:

Currency signs:

Code Glyph Replacement Description
U+00A3 £ (empty) British Pound sign
U+20AC E Euro sign

Decompositions for Latin-1 Supplement:

Code Glyph Replacement Description
U+00AA ª a Feminine ordinal indicator
U+00BA º o Masculine ordinal indicator
U+00C0 À A Latin capital letter A with grave
U+00C1 Á A Latin capital letter A with acute
U+00C2 Â A Latin capital letter A with circumflex
U+00C3 Ã A Latin capital letter A with tilde
U+00C4 Ä A Latin capital letter A with diaeresis
U+00C5 Å A Latin capital letter A with ring above
U+00C6 Æ AE Latin capital letter AE
U+00C7 Ç C Latin capital letter C with cedilla
U+00C8 È E Latin capital letter E with grave
U+00C9 É E Latin capital letter E with acute
U+00CA Ê E Latin capital letter E with circumflex
U+00CB Ë E Latin capital letter E with diaeresis
U+00CC Ì I Latin capital letter I with grave
U+00CD Í I Latin capital letter I with acute
U+00CE Î I Latin capital letter I with circumflex
U+00CF Ï I Latin capital letter I with diaeresis
U+00D0 Ð D Latin capital letter Eth
U+00D1 Ñ N Latin capital letter N with tilde
U+00D2 Ò O Latin capital letter O with grave
U+00D3 Ó O Latin capital letter O with acute
U+00D4 Ô O Latin capital letter O with circumflex
U+00D5 Õ O Latin capital letter O with tilde
U+00D6 Ö O Latin capital letter O with diaeresis
U+00D8 Ø O Latin capital letter O with stroke
U+00D9 Ù U Latin capital letter U with grave
U+00DA Ú U Latin capital letter U with acute
U+00DB Û U Latin capital letter U with circumflex
U+00DC Ü U Latin capital letter U with diaeresis
U+00DD Ý Y Latin capital letter Y with acute
U+00DE Þ TH Latin capital letter Thorn
U+00DF ß s Latin small letter sharp s
U+00E0 à a Latin small letter a with grave
U+00E1 á a Latin small letter a with acute
U+00E2 â a Latin small letter a with circumflex
U+00E3 ã a Latin small letter a with tilde
U+00E4 ä a Latin small letter a with diaeresis
U+00E5 å a Latin small letter a with ring above
U+00E6 æ ae Latin small letter ae
U+00E7 ç c Latin small letter c with cedilla
U+00E8 è e Latin small letter e with grave
U+00E9 é e Latin small letter e with acute
U+00EA ê e Latin small letter e with circumflex
U+00EB ë e Latin small letter e with diaeresis
U+00EC ì i Latin small letter i with grave
U+00ED í i Latin small letter i with acute
U+00EE î i Latin small letter i with circumflex
U+00EF ï i Latin small letter i with diaeresis
U+00F0 ð d Latin small letter Eth
U+00F1 ñ n Latin small letter n with tilde
U+00F2 ò o Latin small letter o with grave
U+00F3 ó o Latin small letter o with acute
U+00F4 ô o Latin small letter o with circumflex
U+00F5 õ o Latin small letter o with tilde
U+00F6 ö o Latin small letter o with diaeresis
U+00F8 ø o Latin small letter o with stroke
U+00F9 ù u Latin small letter u with grave
U+00FA ú u Latin small letter u with acute
U+00FB û u Latin small letter u with circumflex
U+00FC ü u Latin small letter u with diaeresis
U+00FD ý y Latin small letter y with acute
U+00FE þ th Latin small letter Thorn
U+00FF ÿ y Latin small letter y with diaeresis

Decompositions for Latin Extended-A:

Code Glyph Replacement Description
U+0100 Ā A Latin capital letter A with macron
U+0101 ā a Latin small letter a with macron
U+0102 Ă A Latin capital letter A with breve
U+0103 ă a Latin small letter a with breve
U+0104 Ą A Latin capital letter A with ogonek
U+0105 ą a Latin small letter a with ogonek
U+01006 Ć C Latin capital letter C with acute
U+0107 ć c Latin small letter c with acute
U+0108 Ĉ C Latin capital letter C with circumflex
U+0109 ĉ c Latin small letter c with circumflex
U+010A Ċ C Latin capital letter C with dot above
U+010B ċ c Latin small letter c with dot above
U+010C Č C Latin capital letter C with caron
U+010D č c Latin small letter c with caron
U+010E Ď D Latin capital letter D with caron
U+010F ď d Latin small letter d with caron
U+0110 Đ D Latin capital letter D with stroke
U+0111 đ d Latin small letter d with stroke
U+0112 Ē E Latin capital letter E with macron
U+0113 ē e Latin small letter e with macron
U+0114 Ĕ E Latin capital letter E with breve
U+0115 ĕ e Latin small letter e with breve
U+0116 Ė E Latin capital letter E with dot above
U+0117 ė e Latin small letter e with dot above
U+0118 Ę E Latin capital letter E with ogonek
U+0119 ę e Latin small letter e with ogonek
U+011A Ě E Latin capital letter E with caron
U+011B ě e Latin small letter e with caron
U+011C Ĝ G Latin capital letter G with circumflex
U+011D ĝ g Latin small letter g with circumflex
U+011E Ğ G Latin capital letter G with breve
U+011F ğ g Latin small letter g with breve
U+0120 Ġ G Latin capital letter G with dot above
U+0121 ġ g Latin small letter g with dot above
U+0122 Ģ G Latin capital letter G with cedilla
U+0123 ģ g Latin small letter g with cedilla
U+0124 Ĥ H Latin capital letter H with circumflex
U+0125 ĥ h Latin small letter h with circumflex
U+0126 Ħ H Latin capital letter H with stroke
U+0127 ħ h Latin small letter h with stroke
U+0128 Ĩ I Latin capital letter I with tilde
U+0129 ĩ i Latin small letter i with tilde
U+012A Ī I Latin capital letter I with macron
U+012B ī i Latin small letter i with macron
U+012C Ĭ I Latin capital letter I with breve
U+012D ĭ i Latin small letter i with breve
U+012E Į I Latin capital letter I with ogonek
U+012F į i Latin small letter i with ogonek
U+0130 İ I Latin capital letter I with dot above
U+0131 ı i Latin small letter dotless i
U+0132 IJ IJ Latin capital ligature IJ
U+0133 ij ij Latin small ligature ij
U+0134 Ĵ J Latin capital letter J with circumflex
U+0135 ĵ j Latin small letter j with circumflex
U+0136 Ķ K Latin capital letter K with cedilla
U+0137 ķ k Latin small letter k with cedilla
U+0138 ĸ k Latin small letter Kra
U+0139 Ĺ L Latin capital letter L with acute
U+013A ĺ l Latin small letter l with acute
U+013B Ļ L Latin capital letter L with cedilla
U+013C ļ l Latin small letter l with cedilla
U+013D Ľ L Latin capital letter L with caron
U+013E ľ l Latin small letter l with caron
U+013F Ŀ L Latin capital letter L with middle dot
U+0140 ŀ l Latin small letter l with middle dot
U+0141 Ł L Latin capital letter L with stroke
U+0142 ł l Latin small letter l with stroke
U+0143 Ń N Latin capital letter N with acute
U+0144 ń n Latin small letter N with acute
U+0145 Ņ N Latin capital letter N with cedilla
U+0146 ņ n Latin small letter n with cedilla
U+0147 Ň N Latin capital letter N with caron
U+0148 ň n Latin small letter n with caron
U+0149 ʼn n Latin small letter n preceded by apostrophe
U+014A Ŋ N Latin capital letter Eng
U+014B ŋ n Latin small letter Eng
U+014C Ō O Latin capital letter O with macron
U+014D ō o Latin small letter o with macron
U+014E Ŏ O Latin capital letter O with breve
U+014F ŏ o Latin small letter o with breve
U+0150 Ő O Latin capital letter O with double acute
U+0151 ő o Latin small letter o with double acute
U+0152 ΠOE Latin capital ligature OE
U+0153 œ oe Latin small ligature oe
U+0154 Ŕ R Latin capital letter R with acute
U+0155 ŕ r Latin small letter r with acute
U+0156 Ŗ R Latin capital letter R with cedilla
U+0157 ŗ r Latin small letter r with cedilla
U+0158 Ř R Latin capital letter R with caron
U+0159 ř r Latin small letter r with caron
U+015A Ś S Latin capital letter S with acute
U+015B ś s Latin small letter s with acute
U+015C Ŝ S Latin capital letter S with circumflex
U+015D ŝ s Latin small letter s with circumflex
U+015E Ş S Latin capital letter S with cedilla
U+015F ş s Latin small letter s with cedilla
U+0160 Š S Latin capital letter S with caron
U+0161 š s Latin small letter s with caron
U+0162 Ţ T Latin capital letter T with cedilla
U+0163 ţ t Latin small letter t with cedilla
U+0164 Ť T Latin capital letter T with caron
U+0165 ť t Latin small letter t with caron
U+0166 Ŧ T Latin capital letter T with stroke
U+0167 ŧ t Latin small letter t with stroke
U+0168 Ũ U Latin capital letter U with tilde
U+0169 ũ u Latin small letter u with tilde
U+016A Ū U Latin capital letter U with macron
U+016B ū u Latin small letter u with macron
U+016C Ŭ U Latin capital letter U with breve
U+016D ŭ u Latin small letter u with breve
U+016E Ů U Latin capital letter U with ring above
U+016F ů u Latin small letter u with ring above
U+0170 Ű U Latin capital letter U with double acute
U+0171 ű u Latin small letter u with double acute
U+0172 Ų U Latin capital letter U with ogonek
U+0173 ų u Latin small letter u with ogonek
U+0174 Ŵ W Latin capital letter W with circumflex
U+0175 ŵ w Latin small letter w with circumflex
U+0176 Ŷ Y Latin capital letter Y with circumflex
U+0177 ŷ y Latin small letter y with circumflex
U+0178 Ÿ Y Latin capital letter Y with diaeresis
U+0179 Ź Z Latin capital letter Z with acute
U+017A ź z Latin small letter z with acute
U+017B Ż Z Latin capital letter Z with dot above
U+017C ż z Latin small letter z with dot above
U+017D Ž Z Latin capital letter Z with caron
U+017E ž z Latin small letter z with caron
U+017F ſ s Latin small letter long s
U+01A0 Ơ O Latin capital letter O with horn
U+01A1 ơ o Latin small letter o with horn
U+01AF Ư U Latin capital letter U with horn
U+01B0 ư u Latin small letter u with horn
U+01CD Ǎ A Latin capital letter A with caron
U+01CE ǎ a Latin small letter a with caron
U+01CF Ǐ I Latin capital letter I with caron
U+01D0 ǐ i Latin small letter i with caron
U+01D1 Ǒ O Latin capital letter O with caron
U+01D2 ǒ o Latin small letter o with caron
U+01D3 Ǔ U Latin capital letter U with caron
U+01D4 ǔ u Latin small letter u with caron
U+01D5 Ǖ U Latin capital letter U with diaeresis and macron
U+01D6 ǖ u Latin small letter u with diaeresis and macron
U+01D7 Ǘ U Latin capital letter U with diaeresis and acute
U+01D8 ǘ u Latin small letter u with diaeresis and acute
U+01D9 Ǚ U Latin capital letter U with diaeresis and caron
U+01DA ǚ u Latin small letter u with diaeresis and caron
U+01DB Ǜ U Latin capital letter U with diaeresis and grave
U+01DC ǜ u Latin small letter u with diaeresis and grave

Decompositions for Latin Extended-B:

Code Glyph Replacement Description
U+0218 Ș S Latin capital letter S with comma below
U+0219 ș s Latin small letter s with comma below
U+021A Ț T Latin capital letter T with comma below
U+021B ț t Latin small letter t with comma below

Vowels with diacritic (Chinese, Hanyu Pinyin):

Code Glyph Replacement Description
U+0251 ɑ a Latin small letter alpha
U+1EA0 A Latin capital letter A with dot below
U+1EA1 a Latin small letter a with dot below
U+1EA2 A Latin capital letter A with hook above
U+1EA3 a Latin small letter a with hook above
U+1EA4 A Latin capital letter A with circumflex and acute
U+1EA5 a Latin small letter a with circumflex and acute
U+1EA6 A Latin capital letter A with circumflex and grave
U+1EA7 a Latin small letter a with circumflex and grave
U+1EA8 A Latin capital letter A with circumflex and hook above
U+1EA9 a Latin small letter a with circumflex and hook above
U+1EAA A Latin capital letter A with circumflex and tilde
U+1EAB a Latin small letter a with circumflex and tilde
U+1EA6 A Latin capital letter A with circumflex and dot below
U+1EAD a Latin small letter a with circumflex and dot below
U+1EAE A Latin capital letter A with breve and acute
U+1EAF a Latin small letter a with breve and acute
U+1EB0 A Latin capital letter A with breve and grave
U+1EB1 a Latin small letter a with breve and grave
U+1EB2 A Latin capital letter A with breve and hook above
U+1EB3 a Latin small letter a with breve and hook above
U+1EB4 A Latin capital letter A with breve and tilde
U+1EB5 a Latin small letter a with breve and tilde
U+1EB6 A Latin capital letter A with breve and dot below
U+1EB7 a Latin small letter a with breve and dot below
U+1EB8 E Latin capital letter E with dot below
U+1EB9 e Latin small letter e with dot below
U+1EBA E Latin capital letter E with hook above
U+1EBB e Latin small letter e with hook above
U+1EBC E Latin capital letter E with tilde
U+1EBD e Latin small letter e with tilde
U+1EBE E Latin capital letter E with circumflex and acute
U+1EBF ế e Latin small letter e with circumflex and acute
U+1EC0 E Latin capital letter E with circumflex and grave
U+1EC1 e Latin small letter e with circumflex and grave
U+1EC2 E Latin capital letter E with circumflex and hook above
U+1EC3 e Latin small letter e with circumflex and hook above
U+1EC4 E Latin capital letter E with circumflex and tilde
U+1EC5 e Latin small letter e with circumflex and tilde
U+1EC6 E Latin capital letter E with circumflex and dot below
U+1EC7 e Latin small letter e with circumflex and dot below
U+1EC8 I Latin capital letter I with hook above
U+1EC9 i Latin small letter i with hook above
U+1ECA I Latin capital letter I with dot below
U+1ECB i Latin small letter i with dot below
U+1ECC O Latin capital letter O with dot below
U+1ECD o Latin small letter o with dot below
U+1ECE O Latin capital letter O with hook above
U+1ECF o Latin small letter o with hook above
U+1ED0 O Latin capital letter O with circumflex and acute
U+1ED1 o Latin small letter o with circumflex and acute
U+1ED2 O Latin capital letter O with circumflex and grave
U+1ED3 o Latin small letter o with circumflex and grave
U+1ED4 O Latin capital letter O with circumflex and hook above
U+1ED5 o Latin small letter o with circumflex and hook above
U+1ED6 O Latin capital letter O with circumflex and tilde
U+1ED7 o Latin small letter o with circumflex and tilde
U+1ED8 O Latin capital letter O with circumflex and dot below
U+1ED9 o Latin small letter o with circumflex and dot below
U+1EDA O Latin capital letter O with horn and acute
U+1EDB o Latin small letter o with horn and acute
U+1EDC O Latin capital letter O with horn and grave
U+1EDD o Latin small letter o with horn and grave
U+1EDE O Latin capital letter O with horn and hook above
U+1EDF o Latin small letter o with horn and hook above
U+1EE0 O Latin capital letter O with horn and tilde
U+1EE1 o Latin small letter o with horn and tilde
U+1EE2 O Latin capital letter O with horn and dot below
U+1EE3 o Latin small letter o with horn and dot below
U+1EE4 U Latin capital letter U with dot below
U+1EE5 u Latin small letter u with dot below
U+1EE6 U Latin capital letter U with hook above
U+1EE7 u Latin small letter u with hook above
U+1EE8 U Latin capital letter U with horn and acute
U+1EE9 u Latin small letter u with horn and acute
U+1EEA U Latin capital letter U with horn and grave
U+1EEB u Latin small letter u with horn and grave
U+1EEC U Latin capital letter U with horn and hook above
U+1EED u Latin small letter u with horn and hook above
U+1EEE U Latin capital letter U with horn and tilde
U+1EEF u Latin small letter u with horn and tilde
U+1EF0 U Latin capital letter U with horn and dot below
U+1EF1 u Latin small letter u with horn and dot below
U+1EF2 Y Latin capital letter Y with grave
U+1EF3 y Latin small letter y with grave
U+1EF4 Y Latin capital letter Y with dot below
U+1EF5 y Latin small letter y with dot below
U+1EF6 Y Latin capital letter Y with hook above
U+1EF7 y Latin small letter y with hook above
U+1EF8 Y Latin capital letter Y with tilde
U+1EF9 y Latin small letter y with tilde

German (de_DE), German formal (de_DE_formal), German (Switzerland) formal (de_CH), and German (Switzerland) informal (de_CH_informal) locales:

Code Glyph Replacement Description
U+00C4 Ä Ae Latin capital letter A with diaeresis
U+00E4 ä ae Latin small letter a with diaeresis
U+00D6 Ö Oe Latin capital letter O with diaeresis
U+00F6 ö oe Latin small letter o with diaeresis
U+00DC Ü Ue Latin capital letter U with diaeresis
U+00FC ü ue Latin small letter u with diaeresis
U+00DF ß ss Latin small letter sharp s

Danish (da_DK) locale:

Code Glyph Replacement Description
U+00C6 Æ Ae Latin capital letter AE
U+00E6 æ ae Latin small letter ae
U+00D8 Ø Oe Latin capital letter O with stroke
U+00F8 ø oe Latin small letter o with stroke
U+00C5 Å Aa Latin capital letter A with ring above
U+00E5 å aa Latin small letter a with ring above

Catalan (ca) locale:

Code Glyph Replacement Description
U+00B7 l·l ll Flown dot (between two Ls)

Serbian (sr_RS) and Bosnian (bs_BA) locales:

Code Glyph Replacement Description
U+0110 Đ DJ Latin capital letter D with stroke
U+0111 đ dj Latin small letter d with stroke

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