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  • Hi folks,

    I’ve been using WordPress for several months now, one thing I couldn’t figure out is that the quotes are somehow encoded to double-byte characters. From the html source, I see single-quotes are translated to ’ .

    Please note that I haven’t touched the wordpress source code, nor the web server configuration. I’ve actually installed wordpress on multiple web servers, all have the same problem.

    Any idea folks? :/

    Thanks in advance!

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  • The single-quotes are translated to
    & # 8 2 1 7 ;
    (Please remove the space between the characters.)

    I believe this is part of the default WordPress filters. It translates quotes to fancy quotes, — to a long dash, etc.

    Try this plugin to override WordPress’ default formatting:

    Hi Viper007Bond, thanks for your reply. I’ve tried the plugin, it worked for the blog posts, however, the post titles as well as the main blog title are still the same. I wonder which files should I modify in order to fix this issue?


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