[TYPO3-english] CHC forum and UTF-8

Tapio Markula tapio.markula at xetpoint.fi
Thu Dec 18 15:43:16 CET 2008

Tapio Markula
> I tried with this dirty hack
> #added replace
> $theText= str_replace("ä", "ä",$theText);
> $theText= str_replace("ö", "ö", $theText);
> to solve it but that didn't help and I don't figure why.
> the place is correct - I tested with another replace.

the might be double converion. written ä has been saved as ä and 
*those* has again saved as UTF-8.

I don't know how frontend à and ¤ etc. are stored as UTF-8 in database

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