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Character Encoding Conversion on phpBB
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  • Posted: Fri, May 13, 2011
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I have a phpBB forum database that was backedup in an unspecified format, possibly latin1_swedish_ci but once imported back into mysql, it produces text with malformed characters in phpBB interface.

I overcame this by setting the encoding to utf8 in .htaccess.

However, when I upgraded from phpBB2 TO phpBB3, a lot of content gets truncated randomly because the characters are still not properly converted in the database.

Example:
[quote]It was exactly two years ago that Kassim dreamt an amazing dream which was given a deaf ear by everyone he shared it with. He had to go to a number of places to voice his daily apprehension, dubbed by many as a ‚Äúdelusion‚Ä


^^^The above was supposed to be many paragraphs long, but during conversion from phpBB2 to phpBB3, it got truncated at "‚Äúdelusion‚Ä" because of unrecognized character.

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Job ID: 24247184
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Programmer with 15+ years of experience. MSCD. Experienced in PHP, SQL, Flex, Flash, Actionscript, Javascript and much more.
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Bid ID: 24247510  |  Submitted: May 13, 2011 11:32 ET 
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