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Blank page problem fixed by removing CHARSET meta? (4 posts)

  1. carthik
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    blipnet.net looks quite messed up in firefox. that apart, what charset are you using. It might be that the browser cannot recognize the charset from the definition.
    I always use UTF-8, so if you do the same then you can hard-code it into your index.php template, though it is not suggested.

  2. aristobrat
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Ewww, you weren't joking about Firefox. <le sigh> Thanks for the heads up, I hadn't gotten around to trying that yet! :)
    I guess I could hard-code the UTF-8 in.
    I'm just confused why removing the line fixes the problem.

  3. Citizen
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Well I'm afraid I can't help you much as far as an explanation goes, but I did institute the archives.php file on my site http://www.smammers.com and it does work perfectly. It has helped me cut down on some of the "clutter" in my menu. Thanks for the work! ;)

  4. aristobrat
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    After 2fargon's comment, I installed Firebired and what do you know -- the "blank page" issue isn't there. I only have it in IE 6.0.
    Oh well, for the time-being, I'm going to leave the CHARSET META commented out. I'll try hard-coding it in later on and see how it goes. :)

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