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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 remove ...
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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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Toggle Shortcode Sanitize Title

Wondering if anyone can help me out... here is my custom theme shortcode: add_shortcode('toggle', 'shortcode_toggle'); function shortcode_toggle( $atts, $content = null ) { extract(shortcode_atts(...
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why some permalinks adding characters/ruining links

I am using a gallery to link to some sub categories. Some of the links within the category work exactly how they should. However there are a few that are adding strange characters on the end, I've re-...
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Divide Post content into separate divs for every 500 characters (or any other character counts)

What is the best method for intercepting the_content of a post (for a single post page) and dividing the_content into sections of 500 characters (or any other number of characters), and then ...
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Wordspress add <p> into my javascripts

I use a slider called revoslider and use it via shortcode. When i use the shortcode and do not use visual editor for insert and save, the slider does not work because WordPress adds <p> into ...
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register_post_type name character limit

I need to create a new custom post type, but the issue i am having is that the name i want to give is longer than 20 characters. Is it possible to override this with a hook or filter? I tried to ...
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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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Show ellipsis (…) only if the number of characters exceeds limit defined in substr

I'm limiting the number of characters in the title with substr. But even if the title is less than 50 characters, being shown the ellipsis (...). I would not display the ellipsis if the title does not ...
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Truncating characters in Advanced Custom Fields works some places but not others?

I'm using the Advanced Custom Field plugin - although I'm not positive that is relevant. Nonetheless, I can't get substr() to work at all using this method: $givchars = 5; $postgiv = the_sub_field('...
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excerpt in characters

I have code in functions.php: function string_limit_words($string, $word_limit) { $words = explode(' ', $string, ($word_limit + 1)); if(count($words) > $word_limit) array_pop($words); ...
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I submit a non-latin string value and it returns like %23%24%%%

I am sorry I am anaware of the exact terms. I submit in non-latin a string and in the next page the value "%23%24..." returns. How can I retrieve the correct value? Thanks.
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Adding “&nbsp;” before the last word in multiple defined areas with a plugin

How would this be done with javascript or a plugin? This would prevent widows from happening in my WordPress posts. Shaun Inman has created a similar plugin for post titles, but not for actual posts. ...
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How to limit the max number of characteres in the title that are displayed

I am following this tutorial — "Display Your Popular Posts In WordPress Without A Plugin" and want to limit the max number of characters in the title that are displayed. Also, why is the thumbnail, at ...
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Set minimum number of characters in the search

I would like to establish a minimum number of characters in the search. On sites that have many entries, spammers tend to type very short terms as "a" or "of", and the server collapses while trying 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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How do I remove weird characters in text?

Help, my site is suddenly populated with weird characters, like this: “Do what you love and do it often,†“If you don’t like your job, quit,†and “Travel often; Getting lost will help you ...
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How to stop WordPress from changing ellipsis into a pre-composed triple-dot glyph?

When I type an ellipsis composed of three separate dots ..., WordPress displays the pre-composed triple-dot glyph … instead. Is there any way to prevent WordPress from substitution the three dots?
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Fixed height of the_content()

I have page with news. I'm displaying them as a shortened text (300 chars limit), I'm removing any images using preg_replace() and everything looks fine, until someone uses line breaks in his post. ...
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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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Invalid characters in user name when registered

I can´t register a user with ñ (español) beacause is invalid character, (i know it) the questions are: are there any functions that allow that? is a server problem or a wordpress problem?
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Check & remove special characters in a field?

I would like to check whether a field has special characters, remove those characters and output (save) the value to another field. I am creating a user search function that search various fields, ...
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Plugin To Insert Chinese Characters in Posts or Pages

My daughter is blogging from China. She wants to insert Chinese characters occasionally into her post so that she can explain what these mean. She has a Mac, which lets her type these quickly. When ...
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Truncating varying lengths of information

I was helped not long ago with a form of custom truncating by Toscho on this post it works very well but I'm finding that I need to create multiple length variations for different bits of content. For ...