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When working with German Umlaute, it happens very often, that you get some funky errors like ?sterreich or hßflich etc.
This snippet prevents your e-mail from getting broken / funky characters in your PHP mail.

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<?php

// UTF-8 Character Mail Encoding
function mail_utf8($to, $subject = '(Betreffzeile der MailBLABLA)', $message = '', $header = '') {
    $header_ = 'MIME-Version: 1.0' . "\r\n" . 'Content-type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8' . "\r\n";
    mail($to, '=?UTF-8?B?'.base64_encode($subject).'?=', $message, $header_ . $header);
}

?>

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