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Thread: PHP converting Pound Signs incorrectly

  1. #1
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    Aug 2007

    PHP converting Pound Signs incorrectly

    Hi All

    I am using a WYSWYG text editor in my CMS and when I post the page to save the data, I simply capture the following field and save it to the database as such:

    PHP Code:
    // UPDATE query here...
    pagecontent '".mysql_real_escape_string($pagecontent)."' 
    Now for some reason this is converting signs to be £ in my database - why is this??

    I am not converting them with htmlentities, I just want the signs to remain as signs in my database and not entity versions.

    Any thoughts?

    Thanks for reading.

  2. #2
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    Aug 2004
    My guess is that it's the WYSIWYG editor doing the conversion, if, in fact, you are not applying htmlentities() anywhere in the data flow.
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