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Wordpress site stopped working after simply opening header.php in the wp-admin editor

I opened header.php inside the wp-admin editor and suddenly the actual site is filled with diamond shaped question marks. Admin area still works. The weird thing is that I didn't even perform any ...
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Function to replace comment's accented characters before posting

I have some weird problems with encoding my Wordpress website and I can't add comments with accent words. when i try to do it, i received error by WP. What i need is just a function that read the ...
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Strange characters - despite everything being UTF-8

Not sure why this thread was closed, but this is the same issue inflicting many people. All my WP config settings are in order: //define('DB_CHARSET', 'utf8'); //define('DB_CHARSET', ...
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wpdb->query and non-ASCII characters in given query

recently I'm dealing with wordpress and I find myself running a table creation query in a plugin through the function $wpdb->query (this wpdb class). Everything is fine until I put a non-ASCII ...
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Truncating custom fields

I'm using custom fields to pull a secondary description. I'd like to use the built in WordPress truncate but can't seem to figure it out. $desc = get_post_meta($post->ID, "youtube-desc", true); ...
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All of my wordpress sites showing †Ù¥

This morning I was going to keep working on my Wordpress page, then when I put in the domain name it only showed this: †Ù¥ I then checked my other sites who I hadn't touched in a while and they also ...
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Text cut off with special characters

There are posts about this. However I can't fix it. WordPress or PHP or MySQL are cutting off the text after saving a page. This happens when there is a special character like ’ or ™. The ...
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Question mark on special chars

Yesterday i was working on a file when notepad++ crashed. I then went in the backup folder of the program to restore the file. After the restoration, special chars (such as € or accented letters) are ...
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How to use Japanese characters for a single page

I've been asked to produce a single page on a client's Wordpress site that has a Japanese translation of key paragraphs from the site. The straight copy and paste from the translated text in a Word ...
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If a hacker changed the blog_charset to UTF-7 does that make WordPress vulnerable to further attacks?

I had a client who got hacked recently and I noticed that there were weird characters appearing on her site, like  and Æ. It turns out that the hackers changed the blog_charset to UTF-7 in the ...
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How to print out database content like declared in DB_CHARSET?

Ok i created some table with Romanian names "CREATE TABLE `wp_drzava` ( `ID` int(11) NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, `Kod` varchar(2) NOT NULL, `Naziv` varchar(100) NOT NULL, `NazivSrb` varchar(100) ...
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Wordpress plugin problem with encoding

Ok I made wordpress contact form plugin. Basiclly in form i have dropdown list of states loaded from database. In db i have country name in Romanian. For example Federaţia Rusă Polinezia franceză ...
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Encoding Russian problem

I translated my plugin with poedit, and it works fine on localhost, but when i uploaded my files on server, some russian charachters missing. I get latin istead, i encoded poedite files with utf8, ...
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Incorrect output with get_attached_file()

I am having troubles with file encodings while retrieving file names with get_attached_file(). The line: get_attached_file( $attachment_id ); Is getting me results like: ...
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Post editor loads empty

I am running WordPress 3.8 and I recently switched server, so didn't realize when the problem creep in but most likely its the server change and I need some help figuring it out. When I open post ...
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How to replace one code with another

How to replace the following codes in my posts <pre><code> with [code] and </code></pre> with [/code] The fact that I have 800 posts doing it one by one is not an option
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filter wptexturize doesn't work on old posts titles

I have an add_filter('the_content', 'wpt_content');. My function wpt_content does a wptexturize($text). But It's work only on save post, so my old post has bad 'and my new post ’. I don't ...
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Character encoding issue after changing servers

I recently moved my WordPress-based site from DreamHost VPS to a Linode VPS running Debian + LEMP. After getting the site up again, I noticed many erroneous characters in posts; characters like " and ...
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Outputting HTML elements through WP-API

I am using WP-API to create a JavaScript app, where I am using http requests to pull content out of the WordPress database. For a regular post, I am not getting all element data that I expect. I put ...
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TinyMCE HTML Encode Backslash

so my question is similar to the one found here, following the example there i am trying to force Tiny MCE to encode backslashes...... currently all i am doing to test this is setting a break point ...
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esc_js() breaks unicode sequences by removing the slash '\' character

I've noticed that esc_js() is breaking unicode encoded characters by removing the '\' (slash) character. For example: esc_js('\u041f') returns: 'u041f' I can potentially use REGEX to identify ...
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Plugin error on activation - breaks page encoding and prints the code of plugin php files

I have WordPress multisite install, everything was working properly. Developed a custom pugin on my local server (same configuration of Nginx, PHP, MySQL, Memcached, the only difference is OS - ...
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Text cut off after the character 𪇆 in TinyMCE

I use the latest version of wordpress (v3.9.2, Taiwan Chinese Traditional), and found it can not display this Chinese word 𪇆, but other Chinese words can be displayed normally. I just use this word ...
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Admin encoding problem

My breadcrumbs plugin is taking blog name as starting point: blog name > category title > post title The problem is if I set the blog name in cyrillic characters it is desappearing as soon as ...
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wp-login.php ampersand in url results in 404

I've got this problem where the wordpress site will throw up a 404 if the wp-login.php has an ampersand appended after it (e.g. session expired argument). I've changed themes, disabled all plugins, ...
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Email Obfuscation: Is antispambot() Acceptable? [closed]

I've been looking into Email Obfuscation and trying to get away from obfuscation plugins when I ran across this code snippet[1]: function remove_plaintext_email($emailAddress) { $emailRegEx = ...
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Encoding Issue while using French in WordPress

I just migrated some content from another CMS [SPIP] into WordPress and I am seeing weird characters like ' Unité dans la diversité ', this is supposed to come in french but its not . Please let me ...
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Special characters showing in fallback font

I have created a widget that displays some text using a custom font imported with CSS @font-face. The font have support for scandinavian characters åäö, but when I display these characters in my ...
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Images are not showing after moving Wordpress installation from server to localhost?

I moved my wordpress installation from server to localhost on my pc using the instructions in the following link ...
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Wordpress problem with htmlentities

I make some changes over the post before storing it in the database. I use content_save_pre to do this. Some characters like " get done into &#8220; in the JavaSript code which I insert (part of ...
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How to pass post title (which could include &) to Gravity Form

I have created a form (Gravity Form) which I want to be able to complete dynamically from several of my other websites. In such a case, one of the fields that I am trying to send to the form is the ...
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Post removes any text from post that's following special characters

I have a weird problem with losing content in posts with special characters in it. Let's say I inserted the following content into a post: Hello, 👿 This is my post Wordpress would ...
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wp_insert_post and title not utf8 inserts with empty title?

I'm using wp_insert_post I loop over a text file one row at a time and for each row I create a post. The text is set as the `post_title', for text that is not utf8 the post inserts but with an empty ...
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Symbols such as £ end up being  in the database

Any posts with symbols such as £ or & or ♥ end up being  or worse. It doesn't show in the admin panel on the edit post page, but it is saved in the database as  and shows on the actual live blog ...
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Post Content, Special Characters and Filters

I added a hook to the_content. add_filter('the_content', 'edit_the_content'); function edit_the_content($content){ return $content; } Pretty simple right? However, when it output $content from ...
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Non english charcters support for WP Customer Reviews

I've been looking all over for a fix for WP Customer Reviews. It is showing question marks on submitted reviews when entering none English characters. The translation it self is quite trivial, You ...
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Problems character encoding for pages in multiple languages

I have a site that is in English but has a lot of German and Spanish names in it. Originally I was using UTF8, but that gave me problems with some of the German special characters. So I switched to: ...
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What is WordPress file encoding?

I noticed that WordPress files use UNIX end-of-line and UTF-8 without BOM. Is this a standard that should be used? Is there anything else to pay attention to? I noticed that Filezilla fails to ...
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How can I stop TinyMCE from converting my HTML entities to characters?

Here's the problem: I paste the HTML entity code for, let's say, a service mark (&#8480;) into the HTML view of the editor. As soon as I switch to the "visual" tab, my entity code is turned into ...
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Multisite Â&nbsp wrong encoding problem

After I upgraded multisite system from 3.5 to 3.5.1, I started having a weird encoding problem - all &nbsp are rendered as Â&nbsp. All of my pages (as well as the DB entries) are UTF-8 ...
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Wordpress Dashboard Characters Messed Up

I recently added a new post, and afterwards, many of the text lines on the wordpress dashboard appear messed up, almost as if they are protecting from a security breach or something. I have tried ...
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How to increase the character limit for post name of 200?

I have post name in Thai which uses UTF-8 character. Many of them encode into super long in ASCII e.g. วิธีการหลีกเลี่ยงข้อผิดพลาดทั้ง-8-ในชีวิตการแต่งงาน I've changed the type of "post_name" using ...
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Add whitespace between Chinese and other letters

I want to add a space between a Chinese character and a letter or a number to make the article more readable. For example: Google与Apple展开的专利大战在2天之前结束。 Google 与 Apple 展开的专利大战在 2 天之前结束。 But ...
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WordPress Database Charset/Collate

Is there an easy way of getting the charset and collation of the DB tables in WordPress without resorting to SQL queries?
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WordPress v3.1 Has Character Encoding Issue With Title/Permalink?

I was on the latest v3.0.x series and had no issues. Once I upgraded to WP v3.1, I am having a strange issue with character encoding in permalinks. If my title was "I have $50 today" in WP 3.0.x, the ...
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Text cut off on save

I am using WP 3.4. My problem occurs when I attempt to copy and paste anything into the post or page editor of WordPress. The situation arises every time I save or attempt to preview the post. The ...
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Non latin post slug truncate

I created a custom post type and set its permalink structure to 'category/postname'. I found that sometimes, when i create a post in a non latin characters, the post slug is getting cut. I googled ...
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encoded search terms with %20

<form class="search-form" action="<?php echo home_url( '/suche/' ); ?>" method="get"> <input type="text" name="s" class="s" value="<?php the_search_query(); ?>" /> this ...
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UTF8 Encoding problems when exporting posts

I have a Wordpress installation with MySQL encoded as utf8_general_ci. I'm trying to export it using wordpress' export tool, but the result XML breaks some special characters such as "é", "ê", etc ...
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Apostrophes showing up as ΓÇÖ after converting from Windows to Linux

I'm trying to move my WordPress blog from Windows to Linux, but I'm seeing a weird character encoding problem in the Linux version that I'm not seeing on Windows. (I had thought it was an issue with ...