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Web Server Charset Configuration

In many cases, web servers should be configured to supply the encoding (charset) of the documents it serves. Unfortunately, configuring this can vary quite a bit depending on the web server software and the hosting provider. Below are some links that may help.


  • When using IIS web servers the encoding can be set in site configuration files or in code. For sitewide configuration with ASP.NET use the globalization section in the config file. To set the encoding with code use Response.Charset.

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