[FX.php List] Strange encoding problem

Bob Patin bob at patin.com
Wed Sep 7 16:41:06 MDT 2011

I should mention that I tried changing the HEAD tag on the page to

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" />

but that didn't fix it.

On Sep 7, 2011, at 5:38 PM, Bob Patin wrote:

> I have a site that's been on the same web server for almost 6 years.
> Basically, this client had a collection of thousands (actually 1.2 million) static HTML pages that he used on the web. I took their pages, developed a database to catalog them, and wrote a web app to display the pages.
> Now, all of a sudden, we're getting text-encoding errors that weren't there just a while ago; instead of bullets or apostrophes we're getting broken image icons.
> Is this a UTF-8 error, and if so, why all of a sudden is this happening on their pages, when the web server hasn't changed?
> Thanks,
> Bob Patin
> Longterm Solutions LLC
> bob at longtermsolutions.com
> 615-333-6858
> http://www.longtermsolutions.com
> FileMaker 9, 10 & 11 Certified Developer
> Member of FileMaker Business Alliance and FileMaker TechNet
> --
> Twitter: bobpatin
> Google+: http://www.longtermsolutions.com/plus
> AIM: longterm1954
> iChat: bobpatin
> --
> Expert FileMaker Consulting 
> FileMaker Hosting for all versions of FileMaker
> _______________________________________________
> FX.php_List mailing list
> FX.php_List at mail.iviking.org
> http://www.iviking.org/mailman/listinfo/fx.php_list

More information about the FX.php_List mailing list