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This is used to count the number of characters in a variable.

Parameter Position Type Required Default Description
1 boolean No FALSE This determines whether or not to include whitespace characters in the count.

Example 5.4. count_characters


$smarty->assign('articleTitle', 'Cold Wave Linked to Temperatures.');



Where template is:



Will output:

Cold Wave Linked to Temperatures.


See also count_words, count_sentences and count_paragraphs.

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