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  • calvinccc

    (@calvinccc)


    Hi there,

    I’ve got a question on some of the titles returned by the_title() in my wordpress blog. Let’s say the title of my post is:

    G’day

    …with the apostrophe separating G and day

    What I get back from the_title() is:

    G& #8217;day (space added between & and # to prevent browser from parsing character)

    Looking at an HTML character code chart (http://www.tntluoma.com/sidebars/codes/), I find that & #8217; is the html entity for single right quotation marks, not apostrophes. Does anyone know how I can get

    G’day

    or

    G& #39;day

    returned (& #39; being the html entity for apostrophes)? If not from the_title() itself, then some other php function that encapsulates the_title()? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks.

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