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Strange characters on slideshow buttons


Peter1969
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HI,

I'm sorry to have to ask a newbie question, but I cannot explain what's happening. I'm creating a website for a local foundation. On this website I'm using one of your beautiful scripts for a slideshow of the pictures of our events. This works perfectly. Only, I get strange characters on the buttons and I don't know where they come from. When I run the page locally, the buttons are fine and without any additional characters. Can you help me solve this?

For an example: https://www.degroenepoortoost.nl/NL/ImpressieBloemperkInzaaien.html

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Those characters would be something like left arrows and right arrows. Your document's character set has not been specified. You need to do two things:

  1. In your code editor, make sure that the character encoding is set to UTF-8 before saving the HTML file.
  2. Add a <meta> tag in the <head> indicating which character encoding is being used in the document like the following:
<meta charset="UTF-8">

 

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