International Characters Improvements

We rolled out some changes to the way international characters worked on our platform to support more characters.

There was a bug with older content that had been posted so we rolled back the change.  We’ve made an update to older content yesterday and have rolled out the changes again.  We are continuing to tweak a few things, for example with comments.  Typically it would mean some characters showing up as ??? on your site.

Let us know if you find any other issues.

14 Responses

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    Vicieron
    Mar 25, 2010 - 05:03 PM

    It’s nice to hear from you webs, but can you put the blog back on the main page? I really dont go through the hassle of looking for the blog but I REALLY, REALLY enjoyed seeing what you guys came out with next!

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      the Webs Team
      Mar 25, 2010 - 05:28 PM

      @Vicieron: That’s a good suggestion. Thank you.

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    JNKParalegal
    Mar 25, 2010 - 07:25 PM

    I completely agree!!

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    Papanuiclub
    Mar 25, 2010 - 08:21 PM

    Thanks WEBS for the update. Its good to know you are on the case

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    Papanuiclub
    Mar 25, 2010 - 08:26 PM

    OMG???? <- Webs, How are we going to ask you a question?????

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    Magazin
    Mar 25, 2010 - 10:10 PM

    Hi, thank you very much. good job.
    Magazin haberleri

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    Chris Cap
    Mar 26, 2010 - 01:16 AM

    Thanks so much!! This issue has been causing me so much extra time moving articles over.

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    Papanuiclub
    Mar 26, 2010 - 02:31 AM

    Ahhhhh, sneaky Irina, changed all my “?”‘s in my first post…touche!!…

    Maybe change “your post is waiting moderation” to “your post is waiting translation”!! :)

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    ChokesMagazine
    Mar 26, 2010 - 06:09 AM

    Is there a way to opt out of your upgrades- EVERY TIME you make changes it crashes my site and it seems at the WORST POSSIBLE times- when i am in the middle of marketing campaigns. You people continue to cost me money- and could you PLEASE PLEASSSSSSSE inform me via email to my email (which i know you have and send the bill to) when you are gonna make changes so i can warn my readers my site wont work right for a few days

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    Jay Tremaine
    Mar 26, 2010 - 10:07 AM

    Thank you, everything is working well. My site loads faster, you guys are great!! Thanks for telling me how to customize header…

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    Whisperingwind
    Mar 29, 2010 - 06:35 PM

    I had a different site up before and deleted it for lack of traffic. I have a new one up, which has done fairly well over the last two days. My problem is, on the site I deleted, it had a log-in/sign-in button on the home page. The new site I have up, there is none. The returning visitors (and me as well) have to go to the members page, click “join”, then click “already a memeber?” just to log on. What happened to the sign-in button??

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      the Webs Team
      Mar 29, 2010 - 08:07 PM

      @Whisperingwind: This option is this there. Please make sure your sidebars are turned on. To do so, go to edit your site –>manage sidebars.

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    Amre
    Mar 29, 2010 - 11:26 PM

    How about Arabic? I can see the Arabic words on my website but for tags it appears as ##??. Any solution

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    dušan
    May 06, 2010 - 06:06 AM

    i still have issues with Serbian words which contain Č Ć Ž Đ Š. can you please fix it any time soon!!?? thanks

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