Support » Plugin: DMSGuestbook » [Plugin: DMSGuestbook] German umlauts in email notification

  • Resolved dreihochzwo

    (@tmconnect)


    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

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  • Plugin Author DanielSchurter

    (@danielschurter)

    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.

    Greetings,
    Dani

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

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