Returns string byte length of any type (string, array, object, bool, int, etc.)

This is identical to the wireLength() function except that it does not use multibyte string lengths on strings, so it returns a byte length when given a multibyte string rather than a visual character length. So on strings it uses strlen() rather than mb_strlen().

Available since version 3.0.192.

Usage

$int = wireLen($value);

Arguments

NameType(s)Description
valuestring, array, object, int, bool, null

Return value

int


Functions methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.236

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