Manipulate styles in Maniaplanet strings.

4.2.1 2024-02-21 08:02 UTC


Manialib\Formatting is a PHP package for manipulating styles in Maniaplanet strings.

Learn more about Maniaplanet formatting characters on the wiki.


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This is a work in progress. As long as we don't release a stable version, we might break stuff at any point. If this is a problem, feel free to open an issue and we'll try to help.


  • Strip styles from strings: links, colors, etc.
  • Convert strings to other formats: HTML for now

Find out more in the change log.


  • PHP 8.1+


Install via Composer:

	"require": {
        "manialib/formatting": "^4.0"


Modify styles of a string:

Note the String fluent interface which allows to chain method calls

use Manialib\Formatting\ManiaplanetString;

$nickname = '$l[]$cfeg$fff๐u1 $666ツ$l';

$string = new ManiaplanetString($nickname);
echo $string->stripColors()->stripLinks();

Will output:

g๐u1 ツ

Convert a string to HTML:

use Manialib\Formatting\ManiaplanetString;

$string = new ManiaplanetString('$cfeg$fff๐u1 $666ツ');

echo $string->toHtml();

Will output:

<span style="color:#cfe;">g</span><span style="color:#fff;">๐u1 </span><span style="color:#666;"></span>

Everything you need for using this should be documented in Manialib/Formatting/StringInterface.


$ php vendor/bin/phpunit

$ php vendor/bin/phpcs --standard=PSR2 src

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