Hi @saynom, Hi @dsl225, This is typically caused when you are copying/pasting MS Word information into the WordPress content editor. What do you mean exactly by: “it is more effective to remove this kind of page to avoid duplicate content”. Microsoft Word uses a system called Windows-1252 while Wordpress uses UTF-8. It is now indeed working, thanks! Plus I’m pretty new to this, I’m doing this for internship. Phoenix Media Rename sanitize strings, so some special character is replaced by spaces. Fixed potential issue with passwords that had special characters. Searching works fine for all other entries, except for the one with the special character “ö” in its last name. I have an issue with special characters (“-“, “‘”, etc). While I’m here, do you think you could also add a “retitle” only option (like the “rename” one)? WordPress uses something called "Smart Quotes", via a function named wptexturize(). To solve this issue a user would need to reconfigure their permalinks settings or manually update their rewrite rules. When moving your WordPress site to a new domain or server, you will likely run into a need to run a search/replace on the database for everything to work correctly. The vulnerable plugin, Contact Form 7, … I have an issue with special characters (“-“, “‘”, etc). I tried on a fresh install on 4.2.2 and on 4.1.5 and it did not work, for example Andrew Schønnemann with a simple password and it did not work, got message ERROR: Invalid username. The team behind a popular WordPress plugin has disclosed a critical file upload vulnerability and issued a patch. I released version 1.3.4 a few moments ago: now the title is no more sanitized during bulk rename operations. This plan has been: WordPress 5.5: Remove the jQuery Migrate 1.x script. Although this is applied to PHP and a typical LAMP stack you can apply the same principles to any multi-tier stack. This is the technical support forum for WPML - the multilingual WordPress plugin. This is an issue with how Microsoft Word documents and Wordpress handle special characters like apostrophes, quotation marks and dashes. The topic ‘Special characters issue’ is closed to new replies. WordPress 5.6 is step 2 of a 3-step plan to get WordPress on an up-to-date version of jQuery. I got a little scared thinking it would take a long time to fix but then I found a really easy way to solve it. I have tried to use the collations you suggested but still no luck. As far as I know we’re only importing normal letters, except this one entry with the German accent “ö”. Sure, there’s a “fix” for that (read: duct tape patch)… you can just tell WordPress in it’s wp-config.php file that your data is stored in Latin1, and those funny characters … The ideal solution would be to go back through your content, and replace all single/double quotes using the keyboard. 1.0.1. Viewing 8 replies - 1 through 8 (of 8 total). Everyone can read, but only WPML clients can post here. sss'ss''ss'''ss"ss""sss""" I am applying the filter hook(add_filter) the the_content() function as below. If you look at the main data table for the plugin, usually named wp_participants_database, under the ‘structure’ tab, you’ll see that each column has a collation value of ‘utf8_unicode_ci’ which is the generic collation. (You’ll never guess what it’s called!) Upon activation, simply edit the post or page where you want to add special characters. 5.3.1. Fixed untranslateable strings on submit button and submenu page. I’m really new to WP. – wp_participants_database This could be a valuable asset in WordPress content. After investigating this issue, I found that in order for the plugin to search using characters such as ‘ö’ and to be able to distinguish ‘ö’ from ‘o’ the collation of the storage fields should be set to the language used. I’ll check if is safe to remove sanitization from title, it this is possible I’ll release a new version in a few days. This needs to be set in the database directly, using a tool such as phpMyAdmin, which is typically found in your hosting control panel. But UTF8_bin did not make it work unfortunately. But I have the latest WP and the issue still exists. When moving your WordPress site to a new domain or server, you will likely run into a need to run a search/replace on the database for everything to work correctly. I see you rolled out an update of the plugin. Support » Plugin: Phoenix Media Rename » Special characters issue. Related ticket: #35890 Same issue, many "spaces" before text, wpautop is off. Yes, that’s what I also thought, many thanks! When the user gets added to the database, the value gets stored correctly. This will also affect the alphabetical sorting of fields. I have tried to use the UTF8 collation you suggested, I thought maybe use a collation that had german in the name since you said “or to the collation that matches your language.”. Character sets can be confusing at the best of times. Removes control, separator, and other types of special characters from filename to fix the unrestricted file upload vulnerability issue. Inside the paragraph block, click on the drop-down arrow in the block toolbar and select the ‘Special characters’ option. Akismet: Sets ISO 8601 date/time format for the comment_date_gmt parameter. If you're in a hurry you can skim past this first "The boring… note that I was told to try to fix this, so I don’t know if the collations are this by default or if they were changed. In order to fi… An English language keyboard, for example, doesn’t have keys for accented letters common in other languages. It’s also possible to use the “binary” collation, which will compare all characters exactly. This post aims to explain the potential problems and suggest solutions. Marking it as resolved. Flamingo: Passes the last_contacted parameter based … (December 2020) WordPress 5.7: Remove the jQuery Migrate script. Support » Plugin: Participants Database » Issues with selecting special characters. There’s a brand new WordPress plugin that brings an Insert Special Characters function to the new block editor. When I do “rename and retitle”, the name is changing correctly with these characters but titles just replace them with blank spaces. There were special characters similar to the following scattered throughout my blog posts: I was pretty sure that this was a character encoding mismatch problem. Posted a reply to Non encoded URLs with foreign/special characters, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Hi Allan, Thanks for taking the time to fix this. Check if variables are set before interacting with them (removes PHP notices when WP debug mode is enabled) (thanks to rubas and matward). Fixed issue with searching for special characters like ‘\’ Fixed bug with replacing some objects; 1.0.2. @tofumatt-- not emoji, but the special characters behind the "Omega" symbol in the Classic editor. The issue is that post names have non-latin characters such as chinese, hebrew, and arabic. 2 years ago. that’s very nice of you to keep me updated and to have worked on my request. Hi, first of all thanks for this great plugin. It’s also possible to use the “binary” collation, which will compare all characters exactly. Fixing the Character Encoding Mismatch Problem in WordPress Change the collation of all fields where such characters will be found (you don’t need to do them all) to ‘utf8_bin’ or to the collation that matches your language. Fixed issue with loading translations and added Spanish translation (props Eduardo Larequi) Fixed bug with reporting timing; Updated to use “Dry Run” as default Have you taken the WordPress 2020 Survey yet? Hi @saynom. 1.0.1. By special characters, do you mean things like emojis? Captures d’écran. It did not change the entry with the “ö”, but selecting it via the multisearch still did not work. Well, WordPress is still expecting the content to be in UTF8, which is why you’ll occasionally see those funny characters on your blog… Â â €™ ¢? The default is UTF8, the standard charset for modern data which supports all internet-friendly language… ... Feel free to open an issue or submit a pull request on GitHub. Special characters are encoded in the database and take a bit more space than regular characters. Fixed issue with loading translations and added Spanish translation (props Eduardo Larequi) Fixed bug with reporting timing; Updated to use “Dry Run” as default I genuinely appreciate that. I have some danish users that uses special chars like æøå and they can't log in to my wordpress blog. Converts a number of HTML entities into their special characters. [pdb_list suppress=true search=true template=multisearch]. Even using a SELECT statement in phpmyadmin I get the result I want, the user with the special character in its last name. If you want more detailed information, feel free to contact me in private. you can safely change media page title and permalink because those data are not related to image attached to post or pages, those data are used only to display the page automatically generated by WordPress to show media element directly, even if they are not attached to a post or a page. After investigating this issue, I found that in order for the plugin to search using characters such as ‘ö’ and to be able to distinguish ‘ö’ from ‘o’ the collation of the storage fields should be set to the language used. Special characters are encoded in the database and take a bit more space than regular characters. Fixed issue with searching for special characters like '\' Fixed bug with replacing some objects; 1.0.2. ive seen this problem on few forums and theres a very simple way to get rid of it, open dreamweaver Go to Edit - preferences, in left panel highlight linting, then in edit rule set highlight html, click edit and apply changes, scroll down to where it says "spec-char-escape": true, and change it to false, edit your page click save and Flamingo: Passes the last_contacted parameter based … The discussion thread from the forum post mentioned earlier harvested a handful of items that are used on a daily basis by certain types of writers:. I have tried the collation latin1_german1_ci AND latin1_german2_ci but even those did not work. (August 2020) WordPress 5.6: Update to the latest jQuery, jQuery UI, and jQuery Migrate scripts. Fixed untranslateable strings on submit button and submenu page. Test email message body is no longer having excess slashes inserted (thanks to tdcsforeveryone). I have an issue regarding selecting users that have for example an “ö” in their last name. WPML team is replying on the forum 6 days per week, 22 hours per day. The topic ‘Issues with selecting special characters’ is closed to new replies. first of all thanks for this great plugin. (March 2021) The collation for the tables: Do you perhaps have more suggestions for collations to use for this? Test email message body is no longer having excess slashes inserted (thanks to tdcsforeveryone). If users having special characters in their usernames still cannot register after having installed the plugin then you probably have to increase the length of the column … (You’ll never guess what it’s called!) WordPress special characters are any character you may want to add to a page that isn’t represented on your keyboard. Special characters are encoded in the database and take a bit more space than regular characters. I have no clue what collation to choose. Basically I want to display non spaced words if it exist more than 50 character means, I would like to give space after 50 characters. If users having special characters in their usernames still cannot register after having installed the plugin then you probably have to increase the length of the column … So, for example, if you want to add the copyright sign, you’ll have to type ©. Ideal Solution. This was sorely missing from the beginning of the new WordPress editor’s development, which lead me to file a bug report about its omission . If users having special characters in their usernames still cannot register after having installed the plugin then you probably have to increase the length of the column … This reply was modified 2 years, 10 months ago by. 5.3.1. I have tried to search for this issue that has been resolved already, but using the search bar didn’t result in anything unfortunately. Save and exit the file and then go an reactive your plugin in the WordPress config. Just discovering and testing your plugin and came across this post. – wp_participants_database_groups 1.0.1. Created a topic, Non encoded URLs, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Hi. Check if variables are set before interacting with them (removes PHP notices when WP debug mode is enabled) (thanks to rubas and matward). journalists and other "traditional" writers make constant use of the em dash I have no plan to add a “retitle” only option because it would be ineffective for SEO, and Phoenix Media Rename is a tool intended to help SEO masters . We recently came across an issue where files wit… This is the exact character which causes the problem: C2A0 In mysql I can replace it and check if it's there: [Closed] WPML WooCommerce Special Characters issue. If you use the media attachment page the media title will be shown in the page, so it will be used for SEO, but it is more effective to remove this kind of page to avoid duplicate content. Akismet: Sets ISO 8601 date/time format for the comment_date_gmt parameter. I had no idea that a “retitle” only option would be ineffective for SEO. Viewing 6 replies - 1 through 6 (of 6 total). Beginning with Version 2.2, both the database character set and the collation can be defined in the wp-config.php file. Setting the DB_CHARSET and DB_COLLATE values in wp-config.phpcauses WordPress to create the database with the appropriate charset settings. As most of the time, this title is simply the filename so it doesn’t really make any sense to rename the file without changing the media’s title. The user can browse all other sections of their site including the admin area. For those of you that use the Text editor when writing your articles, as I do, but you also have disabled the Visual editor, it will be a bit of a hassle, since you’ll have to add the specific HTML codes for every special character. The most common cause of this issue is permalink settings in WordPress. Special characters are encoded in the database and take a bit more space than regular characters. When I do “rename and retitle”, the name is changing correctly with these characters but … Removes control, separator, and other types of special characters from filename to fix the unrestricted file upload vulnerability issue. Hi @saynom, Aside from SEO questions, is it safe to manually edit the media page title and permalink? I’m sorry for my late reply, but I have been away for a few days for a conference. Up to and including WordPress Version 2.1.3, most WordPress databases were created using the latin1 character set and the latin1_swedish_ci collation. Fixed issue with searching for special characters like ‘\’ Fixed bug with replacing some objects; 1.0.2. If users having special characters in their usernames still cannot register after having installed the plugin then you probably have to increase the length of the column … If you are using the “whole word search” with the Combo Multisearch add-on, you’ll need to update to the latest version, it was having an issue with non-English characters in the search. Fixed potential issue with passwords that had special characters. [ Fix WordPress posts returning 404 error] This will bring up a popup displaying special characters. Have you taken the WordPress 2020 Survey yet? So it encodes them to something like: %20%18%6b%20 therefore it counts every symbol's character as an actual character, ending up with 3x times more length that it truncates some very short slugs. – wp_participants_database_fields The title is very effective for post, pages and custom posts, but the media elements are usually presented inside a Web page as part of the content, so their title is not used. are all set to utf8_unicode_ci. This should solve your special character escaping issue – it solved mine. Unfortunately I do not get this result when I try to search using this shortcode Of course by also editing the page where this media is displaying. In my WordPress blog, I inserted the following content in "Description" field in add new post form. 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