How to change mbstring in php 5.6

To change the mbstring configuration in PHP 5.6, you can follow these steps:

  • Open the php.ini file:
    • On Linux systems, you can find it in the /etc/ directory.
    • On Windows systems, you can find it in the PHP installation directory.
  • Look for the following lines in the php.ini file:
;extension=php_exif.dll      ; Must be after mbstring as it depends on it

Remove the semicolon (;) at the beginning of each line to uncomment the lines.

  • Save the changes to the php.ini file.
  • Restart the web server for the changes to take effect.

After completing these steps, the mbstring extension should be enabled in PHP 5.6. You can verify this by creating a PHP script with the following code:


This script will display information about your PHP installation, including whether the mbstring extension is enabled or not.