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How do I enable MBString on my account?

2012-03-01 7:59 am EST

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MBString (MultiByte) is enabled at the server? By default it is set to "No". Check with your hosting support if it can be set to "Yes" - it is only needed if you are going to store "special characters" (Multilingual Feature) at the Database (using the Page/Blog Editor with or without a WYSIWYG Editor).

Im using Open Realty script, and have a problem with displaying international char's in page and blog editor, and as I understand MBString must be set to Yes. Can you do it for me?

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Tim S
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2012-03-01 8:58 am EST
Hi Aibek,

Thanks for posting your question. I'm more than happy to assist you. MBString is enabled by default. You can view this by reviewing your phpinfo.php page. I've contacted our systems administrator to verify what the likely cause is and he has informed me you should set the encoding in the php.ini file. Here's the line of code you need to change to your correct character set (UTF-8 is the likely setting).

<p class="code_block"> ;mbstring.internal_encoding = EUC-JP</p>

Here's a link to the PHP reference manual about it as well:

<a href="">MBString Reference</a>

I hope this helps! If you need further assistance please feel free to contact us.


Tim S

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