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If someone else stumbles upon this thread, the problem was likely caused by using the PHP short open tag feature (<? ?> vs. <?php ?>), whereas the short_open_tag directive was disabled on the server.
Alleluia... After multiple trials (like converting my tables to utf8_unicode_ci -- didnt work), here's the only successful fix I found : define('DB_CHARSET', 'utf8'); In wp-config.php, replace utf8mb4 by utf8.
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