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Search Character Set Problem

I have a local WordPress setup in the Turkish language. I have a post title like ... MAMASI .... When I search by keyword maması in lower-case it doesn't find post. I try the table Character set ...
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A special character I am trying to include in a page keeps getting rejected with error "Updating failed. The response is not a valid JSON response."

I'm working on a site that contains passages in old spellings of the Luxembourgish language. This means that it contains an extreme assortment of weird diacritics, strangely placed apostrophes and ...
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Words with special characters have dissapeared

I have a problem with my blog https://blog.solaga.fr/ There is some letters with special characters (accents and ñ) which have been replaced by a ? In this article you can see it: https://blog.solaga....
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How can i preserve wordpress database encoding after using wp-cli search-replace with --export flag?

I need to migrate a wordpress database to another server but first i need to change all old url's, stored inside any table, to new ones. To do that, i'm using wp-cli search-replace function with --...
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How to remove special characters in post title

Please guys I need help on how to remove special characters in POST TITLE - Certain SYMBOLS LIKE < > { } Please Note: I am a beginner coder, kindly make the solution very simple for me to ...
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How to Fix Mangled Thai Characters

I'm having font problems, or maybe character encoding on wordpress. I am building a Thai website, most of the articles are in the correct language and there is no problem. But there are a number of ...
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How do I shorten the title lenghs with Elementor theme? [closed]

Hi guys I've searched this for too long and I am getting tired now. I need to set a limit on my post titles but I don't know how to do it. On google there are snippets of 300000000 codes to do the ...
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Search results doesn't show with Turkish characters

my problem is this. There are posts with string "ÖZYALIN" When I search it as ÖZYALIN results appear without any issue. But when I do that search as Özyalın or özyalın results doesn't show. ...
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replace control character ascii into page

I observe that a copy-paste containing the control character '^L' (ie FF) causes an error with 'vimrepress'. Wordpress publishes the page but vimpress cannot load it. I would like to replace this '^L'...
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Search issue on special Character

I have imported posts from RSS Feed and then on word press default search if i search Lorem Ipsum Lorem Ipsum Lorem Ipsum Lorem Ipsum Lorem Ipsum – Lorem Ipsum Lorem Ipsum Lorem Ipsum It shows me ...
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WordPress Dutch characters encoding problem

I am using the Dutch special characters like ï and it is being converted to u00ef. I have tried ut8_unicode_ci in wp-config and in the database tables where the value is saved but it is still saved ...
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After migration, all featured images using accentued characters in their file names are displayed "blanked"

After migration, all featured images using accentued characters in their file names are displayed "blanked" in the Media Library. Thus, not displayed by respective posts. I've used the "Better Search ...
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Author name length character limit?

In comments, I want to limit author names. For example, the author's name should be no more than 10 characters. I'm looking for a way to do this. Thank you very much in advance.
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CPT Post Title Permalink: Replace "@" (or all special characters) with dash "-" instead of just removing

I have Custom Post Type "Email", where the Post Title is always going to be an email address, ie: example@domain.com The problem I am having is the "@" is being removed in the permalink: ../...
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Character encoding issue - black diamond question marks on imported post excerpts

I am having some issues with character encoding on imported posts from an old Wordpress install. I am getting black diamonds with question marks on some of the posts I have imported to a new install. ...
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WordPress turns HTML code to HTML entities

I created a new wordpress page and added this into the Text tab (NOT the visual tab. The visual tab is disabled): <div></div> When I click Publish, the code turns into this: &lt;...
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How to write in MySQL more characters in user_nicename

I install the plugin on the site for registration in Russian(Allow Cyrillic Usernames) and now I need to change in the sql database, in the table wp_users, in the column user_nicename permission to ...
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WordPress update messed special characters

I updated WordPress core to the latest version and the result was less than perfect. All special font characters got messed up (site language is Polish) and it happened inside the admin panel too. I, ...
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How to make sure the letters 'pez' do not convert to a fish symbol? [closed]

I have one field in a profile that converts the letters 'pez' into a fish symbol. It doesn't happen anywhere else throughout the site. Any suggestions on why this is happening and how to fix this?
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How can I allow Arabic usernames in WordPress

I want to let users put there username in Arabic when they register a new account, I tried a lot of methods put problem still unsolved
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Hebrew Characters Have gone bad

I have read this question: I have tried the following: ALTER database mydbname CHARACTER SET utf8 COLLATE utf8_general_ci; ALTER table ext_hebrewText CHARACTER SET utf8 COLLATE utf8_general_ci; ...
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Arabic Characters in URL returns 404 Error

I have Arabic Characters in my URLs of my site. After setup my new VPS with LAMP and importing my local site into it, my Arabic URLs return 404 error and show me none-scene characters like below: ...
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character encoding problem in custom template

I am working on a website where I am using a custom template. My site having German character. When I use the visual editor(without template) it displays perfectly. Link But when I am using a custom ...
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Is there any way to use google input tool or any other language keyboard with WordPress [closed]

I want to type word in English and it should be appear in other language like Google Input Tool do (actually want to type English and need to convert word in to Sinhala). Is there any plugin or any ...
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How to Add Customizer Setting in Child Theme

I would like to add an option to the Customizer of my Child Theme, but I am having some trouble implementing it. I am pretty sure my problem is connected to the name of the arguments I am calling, but ...
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Greek characters only showing in certain circumstances

I would like a Greek word (Ἀπὸ) to render on a page like it rendered right here. If I copy Ἀπὸ directly to a page via the Wordpress interface, it shows just fine in both the interface and on the ...
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RewriteRule accepts numbers but not letters in tag

RewriteRule only works with numbers I currently try to get the link example.com/subdir/StackExchange/ to act as a link with e.g. an additional website tag: example.com/subdir?website=...
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Wordpress character set issue

I'm currently migrating a wordpress site to a live server. When trying to import my database via phpMyAdmin I run across the following error below: Error CREATE TABLE `wp_commentmeta` ( `...
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Turkish Character Problem on mailing

I am using Woocommerce plugin for my e-commerce site. For mailing I've installed Postman SMTP. I could not handle with Turkish characters on ongoing e-mails. Such characters "Şşğ..." on mail body I ...
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Change/Replace keyboard character on keypress while writing new post

Before opening this thread in here, I was searching all the day today a way to change/replace 2 keyboard keys when writing a new post on wordpress. What I need is, when an editor/admin press [ on the ...
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Adding character count and limit in comments, modifying labels and fields - jetpack

I am trying to configure Jetpack comments as following: I want to change the labels on the comment fields, but I have no idea where to find the code and edit the tags (they are also translated so I ...
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Ampersand breaking Widget title

When adding an ampersand (&) to the Text Widget title, the title breaks at the ampersand position (frontend). So: 'me, myself & I' becomes: 'me, myself ' The ampersand is being stored (...
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Limit the content entered by editor or admin in the WP admin editor window

I would like to get some help in Limiting the content entered by editor or admin in the WP admin editor window by words and based on the categories as well for example when posting in political ...
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Problem with Hebrew characters in username

I wrote a plugin to enable hebrew characters in usernames. This is the full code: add_filter ('sanitize_user', 'hu_sanitize_user', 10, 3); //Overrides the Wordpress sanitize_user filter to allow ...
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(un)wptexturize() -- is it possible?

I have some text stored in a string $text that's filtered through the_content and therefore, wptexturize(). wptexturize() is a function that replaces various characters into more prettier ones. Is ...
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Restrict characters in comment section

I am using Travelify theme and I am having some trouble restricting the characters in the comment section (textarea) or where the name or mail goes into the input tags. I read some articles about ...
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Icons (non-Latin symbols) displaying incorrectly

This is regarding a Wordpress site, v4.4.2. The issue has been occurring for some months. It use to only occur on Firefox (no idea why). As of very recently it occurs on all browsers (I've checked ...
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Weird characters displayed when importing WordPress MySQL db

I was thinking that it may be the collation, but I have no way of know what the production db collation is. The local one has been changed between UTF8_bin and UTF8_general_ci, to no avail. I'm seeing ...
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Character Encoding for wp_options

I've been looking for a solution to my problem for a while now. Under my wp_options page I have the following serialized entry saved: a:17:{s:11:"date_format";s:5:"d/m/Y";s:15:"currency_symbol";s:1:"...
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What's the Max character limit for a post in WordPress?

Very software out there has a limit for character but I haven't seen any such limit for a post in WordPress. So I need to know if there is actually a Max character limit for a post in WordPress or not?...
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Preg_Match(): compilation failed unknown property name

I'm having a problem with a wordpress theme I bought but their support is terrible. On every post page, I receive this error: Warning: preg_match(): Compilation failed: unknown property name after \...
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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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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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"page not found" due to hat character ("^") in a upload file name

I have several uploaded files whose links I have later discovered yield a "page not found" message error, because their name contain the hat character ("^"). Have I to delete and re-upload them after ...
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Why is converting my database to UTF-8 truncating entries?

I'm running WordPress 4.1.1. My site is hosted at NearlyFreeSpeech. I've been using my WordPress blog since the days when it encoded information in the latin1 charset. This week, I realized that ...
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How to prevent funny characters on Home Page

This is a challenge for the sharpest and most experienced WordPress specialists I am building a site in the WP Twenty Fifteen theme. I created a bare-bones minimum home page at http://bit.ly/1zlmpKS ...
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how to avoid the character conversion of WordPress pages?

I am trying to use the WordPress pages but WordPress is overwriting certain characters. the '>' character is turned into '& gt;' why is WordPress changing these characters? is it possible to ...
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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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Adding special characters to slug?

Is it possible to prevent WP from stripping out certain characters when customizing a URL? For example, affiliate ids usually have something like ?id=something. Customizing a content's slug with ...
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apply_filters/do_action tag characters limit

Does apply_filters/do_action $tag name have a characters limit? Can be any problems if the tag name is way too long? I ask this because I know that WP transients have a limit of 45 characters. FYI, ...
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