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:



This is my post

Wordpress would remove the special character (👿) and the text following, and save the post like this:


I tried playing the charset in wp-config file but no luck.

  • What is the database character set? – s_ha_dum Nov 7 '13 at 15:06
  • the default, utf8 – Ahmed Saad Nov 7 '13 at 15:24
  • I have the same problem on localhost. Can any one else duplicate this? – Ahmed Saad Nov 7 '13 at 19:00
  • What is that character? – s_ha_dum Nov 7 '13 at 21:18
  • Any character like this: 🌟 – Ahmed Saad Nov 8 '13 at 21:32

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