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Why does the usermeta table contain html entities?

As a plugin developer, I have been storing special characters like ampersand as is in MySQL tables, then converting them to html entities after retrieving them for display. Now I discover that (for ...
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Ampersand in Title Causes issues in Breadcrumbs & Sidebar

I'm having a problem with ampersands in Wordpress Page Titles. I have a sidebar that displays the Page Parent Title & a list of children underneath. If the the Page Parent Title has an Ampersand ...
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How can I stop wp_update_post messing up HTML example code?

I'm showing little pieces of example HTML/PHP code on the frontend (with syntax highlighting). The entries are displayed as FAQ custom posts, and have a plugin (CMS Tree page) to alter the menu order, ...
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Wordpress 4 invalid username special charachters issue

I have some danish users that uses special chars like æøå and they can't log in to my wordpress blog. I tried on a fresh install on 4.2.2 and on 4.1.5 and it did not work, for example Andrew ...
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How do we remove mystical [X] from text? Image included

Wordpress has placed an uncalled for character on one of our page's text. We have a few hundred pages, and this only occurs on one. In the paragraph's text, between the words 'Music' and 'Students', ...
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Codex Function Problems When There is an Apostrophe in the Category Name

I'm working on a site, largely managed by categories. Two of the categories have apostrophes in them... ex. "Joe's Place" and "Tina's Lounge". (Actual titles changed, these are examples...) The ...
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Wordpress special characters coming in ascii code

The article title on this website is "Meet Youngest Art Director of Pakistan – Babrus Khan" The special character in the title is not encoded back when retrieved from Database and Hence I can see in ...
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Customize Plugin

I am trying to create custom welcome panel in dashboard for WP and can't see where I went wrong. It's not allowing me to add html.
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Why is `--` converted into ndash and how can I get rid of it?

I have a blog where I publish Linux tutorials. Some of the commands I listed have a -- before command-line arguments. e.g.: dpkg --get-selections. The problem is that WordPress automatically switches ...
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Special characters in WordPress UTF-8 [closed]

I have a problem regarding special characters that are appearing messed up on the front-end . mainly the get converted to question marks, or something like �?) Example - Frédèric becomes Fr�d�ric. ...
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How do I stop HTML entities in a custom meta box from being un-htmlentitied?

I have a custom meta box that is supposed to accept HTML, but the text I'm trying to input contains both double and single quotes (and ampersands), and it's messing up the saved data - each time I ...