This paper gives an example of how to cut Chinese characters in PHP. To share with you for your reference, as follows:

<?php
/*
@UTF-8 encoded characters may consist of 1-3 bytes.
*/
/*--------------------------Method 1: Chinese string truncation------------------------------*/
function msubstr($str, $start, $len)
{
  $tmpstr = "";
  $strlen = $start + $len;
  for ($i = 0; $i < $strlen; $i++) {
    The if (ord (substr ($STR, $I, 1)) > 0xa0) // ord() function returns the ASCII value of the first character of the string
    {
      $tmpstr .= substr($str, $i, 2);
      $i++;
    } else {
      $tmpstr .= substr($str, $i, 1);
    }
  }
  return $tmpstr;
}
/*----------------------------The second method-----------------------------------*/
//UTF-8 string intercepted
function utf_substr($str, $len)
{
  $new_str = [];
  for ($i = 0; $i < $len; $i++) {
    $tem_str = substr($str, 0, 1);
    if (ord($tem_str > 127)) {
      $i++;
      if ($i < $len) {
        $new_str[] = substr($str, 0, 3);
        $str = substr($str, 3);
      }
    } else {
      $new_str[] = substr($str, 0, 1);
      $str = substr($str, 1);
    }
  }
  Return join ($new_str); // join() function combines array elements into a string
}
/*-------------------------------------The third method (UTF-8)--------------------------------*/
function cutstr($string, $length)
{
  preg_match_all("/[\x01-\x7f]|[\xc2-\xdf]|[\x80-\xbf]|\xe0[\xa0-\xbf][\x80-\xbf]|[\xe1-\xef][\x80-\xbf][\x80-\xbf]|\xf0[\x90-\xbf][\x80-\xbf][\x80-\xbf]|[\xf1-\xf7][\x80-\xbf][\x80-\xbf][\x80-\xbf]/", $string, $info);
  $wordscut = "";
  $j = 0;
  for ($i = 0; $i < count($info[0]); $i++) {
    $wordscut .= $info[0][$i];
    $j = ord($info[0][$i]) > 127 ? $j + 2 : $j + 1;
    if ($j > $length - 3) {
      return $wordscut . "...";
    }
  }
  return join('', $info[0]);
}
$string = "312 ha ha, this combination is hard to cut";
echo cutstr($string, 10);
/*---------------------------------Here's what we've used to intercept the third string------------------------------*/
// $name1 = mysql_result($my_rst,0,"name");
// $name = preg_match("/([1-9][0-9]+)/",$name1,$r);
// $name = $r[0];
// if($name == ""){
// $name=preg_replace('#^(?:[\x00-\x7F]|[\xC0-\xFF][\x80-\xBF]+){0,2}'.
// '((?:[\x00-\x7F]|[\xC0-\xFF][\x80-\xBF]+){0,1}).*#s',
// '$1',$name1);
// }
/*--------------------------------------------The fourth method (UTF-8)---------------------------------------------*/
function cut_str($sourcestr, $cutlength)
{
  $returnstr = '';
  $i = 0;
  $n = 0;
  $str_length = strlen ($sourcestr); // number of bytes in string
  while ($n < $cutlength && $i <= $str_length) {
    $temp_str = substr($sourcestr, $i, 1);
    $ascnum = ord ($temp_str); // get the ASCII code of the $I character in the string
    if ($ascnum >= 224) {
      $returnStr = $returnStr. Substr ($sourcestr, $I, 3); // count 3 consecutive characters as a single character according to UTF-8 encoding specification
      $I = $I + 3; // the actual byte is recorded as 3
      $n + +; // string length is 1
    }Else if ($ascnum > = 192) // if ASCII bit is higher than 192
    {
      $returnStr = $returnStr. Substr ($sourcestr, $I, 2); // according to UTF-8 encoding specification, 2 consecutive characters are recorded as a single character
      $I = $I + 2; // actual byte is recorded as 2
      $n + +; // string length is 1
    }Else if ($ascnum > = 65 & & $ascnum < = 90) // if it's a capital letter
    {
      $returnstr = $returnstr . substr($sourcestr, $i, 1);
      $I = $I + 1; // byte is recorded as 1
      $n + +; // but considering the overall beauty, uppercase letters count as a high-order character
    } else {
      $returnstr = $returnstr . substr($sourcestr, $i, 1);
      $I = $I + 1; // the actual byte is recorded as 1
      $n = $n + 0.5; // width of lower case letters and half width punctuation with half height characters
    }
  }
  if ($str_length > $cutlength) {
    $returnStr = $returnStr. "..."; // add an ellipsis at the end when the length is exceeded
  }
  return $returnstr;
}
/*--------------------The fifth method (UTF-8)---------------------------------------------*/
function FSubstr($title, $start, $len = "", $magic = true)
{
  if ($len == "") $len = strlen($title);
  if ($start != 0) {
    $startv = ord(substr($title, $start, 1));
    if ($startv >= 128) {
      if ($startv < 192) {
        for ($i = $start - 1; $i > 0; $i--) {
          $tempv = ord(substr($title, $i, 1));
          if ($tempv >= 192) break;
        }
        $start = $i;
      }
    }
  }
  if (strlen($title) <= $len) return substr($title, $start, $len);
  $alen = 0;
  $blen = 0;
  $realnum = 0;
  $length = 0;
  for ($i = $start; $i < strlen($title); $i++) {
    $ctype = 0;
    $cstep = 0;
    $cur = substr($title, $i, 1);
    if ($cur == "&") {
      if (substr($title, $i, 4) == "<") {
        $cstep = 4;
        $length += 4;
        $i += 3;
        $realnum++;
        if ($magic) {
          $alen++;
        }
      } elseif (substr($title, $i, 4) == ">") {
        $cstep = 4;
        $length += 4;
        $i += 3;
        $realnum++;
        if ($magic) {
          $alen++;
        }
      } elseif (substr($title, $i, 5) == "&") {
        $cstep = 5;
        $length += 5;
        $i += 4;
        $realnum++;
        if ($magic) {
          $alen++;
        }
      } elseif (substr($title, $i, 6) == """) {
        $cstep = 6;
        $length += 6;
        $i += 5;
        $realnum++;
        if ($magic) {
          $alen++;
        }
      } elseif (preg_match("/(\d+);?/i", substr($title, $i), $match)) {
        $cstep = strlen($match[0]);
        $length += strlen($match[0]);
        $i += strlen($match[0]) - 1;
        $realnum++;
        if ($magic) {
          $blen++;
          $ctype = 1;
        }
      }
    } else {
      if (ord($cur) >= 252) {
        $cstep = 6;
        $length += 6;
        $i += 5;
        $realnum++;
        if ($magic) {
          $blen++;
          $ctype = 1;
        }
      } elseif (ord($cur) >= 248) {
        $cstep = 5;
        $length += 5;
        $i += 4;
        $realnum++;
        if ($magic) {
          $ctype = 1;
          $blen++;
        }
      } elseif (ord($cur) >= 240) {
        $cstep = 4;
        $length += 4;
        $i += 3;
        $realnum++;
        if ($magic) {
          $blen++;
          $ctype = 1;
        }
      } elseif (ord($cur) >= 224) {
        $cstep = 3;
        $length += 3;
        $i += 2;
        $realnum++;
        if ($magic) {
          $ctype = 1;
          $blen++;
        }
      } elseif (ord($cur) >= 192) {
        $ctype = 2;
        $length += 2;
        $i += 1;
        $realnum++;
        if ($magic) {
          $blen++;
          $ctype = 1;
        }
      } elseif (ord($cur) >= 128) {
        $length += 1;
      } else {
        $cstep = 1;
        $length += 1;
        $realnum++;
        if ($magic) {
          if (ord($cur) >= 65 && ord($cur) <= 90) {
            $blen++;
          } else {
            $alen++;
          }
        }
      }
    }
    if ($magic) {
      if (($blen * 2 + $alen) == ($len * 2)) break;
      if (($blen * 2 + $alen) == ($len * 2) + 1) {
        if ($ctype == 1) {
          $length -= $cstep;
          break;
        } else {
          break;
        }
      }
    } else {
      if ($realnum == $len) break;
    }
  }
  unset($cur);
  unset($alen);
  unset($blen);
  unset($realnum);
  unset($ctype);
  unset($cstep);
  return substr($title, $start, $length);
}
function utf8Substr($str, $from, $len)
{
  return preg_replace('#^(?:[\x00-\x7F]|[\xC0-\xFF][\x80-\xBF]+){0,' . $from . '}' .
    '((?:[\x00-\x7F]|[\xC0-\xFF][\x80-\xBF]+){0,' . $len . '}).*#s',
    '$1', $str);
}
$title = "you're Harper niad1 NASDA wop asdni, you love nobody but Aston Satan 12ccs SD";
$title = utf8Substr($title, 0, 15);
echo $title;
?>

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