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Getting CKEditor to work with charset="ISO-8859-1"

Thread began 5/28/2013 9:48 am by Henrik | Last modified 6/04/2013 3:13 am by Henrik | 5423 views | 5 replies


Getting CKEditor to work with charset="ISO-8859-1"

In some websites for clients of me it is necessary to use charset="ISO-8859-1". Now I am trying to add Power CMS to such a website. Through the help of some forum-threads I managed to get this right so far that all the "special german characters" are correctly inserted in the database and if I make changes to the text in the cms admin the changes are also correctly displayed on the website.

What is not correctly displayed are the text in the "alt" and "title" tags of images.

If I newly upload a content area at first the text of these tags are correctly inserted in the database and are also correctly displaying on the website. But if I make any change in the cms admin and click update they are then displayed false.

As I said this happens only to the text of the "alt" and "title" tags of images. Normal text is displayed correctly - this I managed through the following changes in the contents_update.php and contents_insert.php:

- setting the meta charset tags to "ISO-8859-1" and the
- $CKEditor_config["entities"] to "true"

So the "charset-workflow" between Dreamweaver, the database and the cms admin seems to be right in "ISO-8859-1" -
except this window in CKEditor where the image tags and details can be changed. This seems to be still in Utf8 and messes it up.

How can I address this issue?

Here is a url of a test-page. You can see the issue with the title-tag if you mouse over the images.

Thank you!

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