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BulkyCranium
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Hi,

I’m working on my first multilingual site and have a quick question about the charset.

Normally I use utf-8 for English sites, but for the French side of the site, should I use that, or iso-8859-1?

Thanks -Tom

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incrediblebytes
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If you use utf-8 you will have more flexibiity if you will decide to change a cms in the future. Because there are such CMSs or plugins for joomla or drupal, that allow multilingual content to be stored in one database.

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digitalimpact
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+1 for UTF -8

Using specific content encoding with a CMS will make more problems than it solves :)

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BulkyCranium
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Thanks Guys,

UTF -8 it is then.

I appreciate the help.

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