I'm creating some page layouts for my custom .master in a SP2013 Publishing SC.
There are some hard coded texts in the layout. Since it's for a German client there will be some special chars like
I can use these chars without problems in the HTML .master and they are displayed correctly. But if I'm using them in a page layout, the chars are broken. I assume that they are received broken from the IIS, due the fact that the chars I placed in the HTML .master work properly.
It makes no difference if I use
ü ü or
ü -> all are converted by SP to
ü. It's written in the created .aspx page layout. The output is still
I tried following solutions
- Saving the HTML in different encodings
- Setting the IIS .NET Globalization settings to utf-8
- Multiple restarts and IIS resets
- Creating a new SC
- Using encoded chars
<meta charset="utf-8">in the page layouts head (it is already in the HTML .master)
Does someone have any suggestions ?
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