Deprecation: #87894 - GeneralUtility::idnaEncode¶
PHP has the native function
idn_to_ascii($domain, IDNA_DEFAULT, INTL_IDNA_VARIANT_UTS46) for converting UTF-8 based domains to ascii-based ("punicode")
which is available in all supported PHP versions using
For this reason the method
GeneralUtility::idnaEncode() has been marked as deprecated.
GeneralUtility::idnaEncode() directly will trigger a PHP
Any TYPO3 installation with third-party extensions calling this method.
idn_to_ascii($domain, IDNA_DEFAULT, INTL_IDNA_VARIANT_UTS46); instead.
Please be aware that contrary to
GeneralUtility::idnaEncode() the native PHP function only works on domain names, not email addresses or
similar. In order to encode email addresses split the address at the last
'@' and use
idn_to_ascii() on that last part.
Also, if there is an error in converting a string, a bool
false is returned.