Problem with accented characters stripped from text editor when saving

Posted May 11, 2013 3.7k views
I have moved a few sites from another host to my droplet and have a problem with the text editor. All text is stripped past any accented character when I save the article or the page. It happens in html or in wysiwyg view, in Wordpress or Joomla, even on a fresh install of WP or Joomla. Seems like a server configuration. Has anybody a clue, didn't find a solution in two days... CentOS 6.3 x64 PHP 5.4.14 MySQL 5.5.30-cII utf8_general_ci Apache/2.2.24 (Unix) mod_ssl/2.2.24 OpenSSL/1.0.0-fips mod_auth_passthrough/2.1 mod_bwlimited/1.4 FrontPage/

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Do you have your MySQL tables set to utf8? It should be fix accented characters.
Yes, there are set to utf8.

The problem is now solved, it came from a faulty mbstring configuration.
I'm glad to hear that! :]