Quick Tip: Character encoding

Another consideration when developing your web documents is character encoding; for example, when including Chinese characters on your web documents, are you entirely sure they will render on viewers’ browsers? Have you visited websites that do not render all the characters correctly? Maybe you have seen little boxes, or long dashes, or strings of question marks or wing dings that show up rendered on the screen. This is because the developer failed to ensure that the document had declared any character encoding for the browser. (Read more…)