Text Formatting

Trim leading and trailing whitespace
my_string = trim($my_string);
Capitalise 1st letter of first word
$loaded_message = strtolower($loaded_message);
$loaded_message = ucfirst($loaded_message);
Capitalise 1st letter of every word (but leave capitalised words like “ABC” as they are)
my_string = ucwords($my_string);
String to lowercase
my_string = strtolower($my_string);
String to uppercase
my_string = strtoupper($my_string);
Convert \n character to <br> when displaying as normal php text
  $UserNotes = nl2br($UserNotes);
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