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When working with different character encodings in PHP and Laravel, you might encounter errors on charset convertion like the following: iconv(): Wrong charset, conversion from 'UTF7-IMAP' to 'UTF-8//IGNORE' is not allowed

This error occurs when attempting to use the iconv() function to convert a string from the...


There are a few ways to locate php.ini file by command line on Linux Ubuntu, Linux Mint, and other Linux distributions. Some of the options showed here are also compatible with Windows, specially usin WSL.

What is php.ini

The php.ini file is the configuration file that is read when PHP starts up. For the server module...

A session is a way to store information (in variables) to be used across multiple HTTP Requests, to simulate a “state” across pages navigation.

Unlike a cookie, the information is not stored on the end users computer but in the application server.

For security reasons, sessions has a time limit to exist...