Chinese text not displaying properly on web page


I am adding some Chinese text to a primarily English web page and am having trouble getting the characters to display properly. I've got the encoding set to UTF-8 in the meta content type tag, and I am copying/pasting the Chinese I was sent from a Word document. The text is still rendering as follows:


rather than in Chinese characters:


I'm sure it's an easy fix, but I'm lost as to how to make this happen.

Thanks very much for any help.


just because the meta tag says that the encoding is UTF8, doesn't mean that the content (file) itself is in UTF8. I mean, if you have a file index.html, the file itself should be encoded as utf8.

To change the encoding of a file in lunix, you can use this command

iconv --from-code=ISO-8859-1 --to-code=UTF-8 ./index.html > ./newIndex.html

but i guess that you are working with windows... and the only way i know change the encoding in windows is the Notepad++

Hope this helps


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