Article ID: 128281, created on Feb 10, 2016, last review on Apr 29, 2016

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk 12.5 for Linux


Umlauts/accented letters are not properly shown on a website.

All the content is stored in MySQL database.

MySQL character set and collation are set to UTF-8.

Website is also using UTF-8.


MySQL is using another collation during select.


  1. Add the following line to my.cnf:

     init-connect='SET NAMES utf8'
  2. Restart MySQL service.

Search Words


accented letters

national symbols


umlauts not shown

umlaut mysql

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