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Realy need help with character set in Wordpress

Discussion in 'Web Design' started by keysikg, Aug 2, 2015.

  1. keysikg

    keysikg Regular Member

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    Hello guys. I am having huge problems with my websites and character encoding. Character set is utf 8 everywhere, and it works fine, except that some characters are bigger size.


    Example: http://i.imgur.com/KSNQxKq.png



    You can see how ? is way larger than other characters. Same goes for every other character that is in Serbian/Croatian alphabet, and not in English. When you read page, you can't ignore how awful it looks, these characters are size of capital letters. I caN't juSt wriTe liKe thiS forever. It looks ugly. I have tried every single character set listed here:


    https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.7/en/charset-charsets.html
    1 or 2 can identify these letters but they are bigger than normal ones.

    I looked up few sites that are popular here, and they all use utf8 , but letters are normal. I had this issue on each theme I used as far as I remember.

    I am currently using BeTheme, it has everything that I need. I would really like to sort this out, because I can't keep avoiding important words that contain these characters, specially when they are in clients name.

    I could really use some help.
     
  2. srb888

    srb888 Elite Member

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    Try the default wp theme and see if the problem replicates even then.
     
  3. MrBlue

    MrBlue Senior Member

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    Could be the font you are using. Find a Croatian/Serbian website and inspect the code. Look at the font and relevant CSS.
     
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  4. bartosimpsonio

    bartosimpsonio Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    This is a difficult one.

    You gotta:
    - Set your database to UTF8
    - Set your table to UTF8
    - Set your collation to Serbian
    - Make sure your app uses UTF8
    - Lastly, you need to set the MySQL connection to use UTF8. Even if you have all the other options UTF8, if you don't set it at connect time, it comes out wrong.

    Hope this helps.
     
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