[resolved] German umlauts in email notification (3 posts)

  1. tmconnect
    Posted 5 years ago #

    If using german umlauts in the text-filed and receiving the notification email the umlauts are not showing up correctly e.g. ä gets ä.

    Does anyone know how to solve this problem. Thanks

  2. DanielSchurter
    Plugin Author

    Posted 5 years ago #

    Hi tmconnect

    DMSGuestbook is using an external mail library (phpmailer) and the default setting of charset is "iso-8859-1". Depends of your system and setting, umlauts will be shown not correct on your mail client.

    You can change that:
    Go to in your .../plugins/dmsguestbook/phpmailer (php4 or php5-6) folder and open the file class.phpmailer.php with an text editor.
    Search the variable var $CharSet = 'iso-8859-1'; at the beginning of code and change that to var $CharSet = 'utf-8';. That should works.


  3. tmconnect
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Thanks for your help. Now the mail notifications are correct.

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