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Strange characters appearing in wordpress (using Twenty Eleven theme) (2 posts)

  1. Dr Tester
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi

    Whenever i'm adding an Apostrophe to a wordpress post I create

    '

    Its saving as a strange set of characters

    ’

    I've used wordpress many times, never encountered this problem

    i've uninstalled every single plugin, and the problem remains

    I read somewhere to comment out these lines in wp-config.php but it doesnt help for new posts

    /** Database Charset to use in creating database tables. */
    //define('DB_CHARSET', 'utf8');

    /** The Database Collate type. Don't change this if in doubt. */
    //define('DB_COLLATE', '');

    Can someone help me? DO need to set the Charset to override somewhere? HOw??

    Thank you so much

  2. Harish Chouhan
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Try setting it to define('DB_CHARSET', 'UTF-8'); and see what happens

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