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Changing database charset for moodle

Moodle requires the UTF-8 charset. You can achieve this by performing the following:

  1. Log into the Quadra control panel
  2. Click on the 'phpMyAdmin' icon
  3. Click the small play button icon that corresponds to the user for your moodle MySQL database
  4. In phpMyAdmin, click on the moodle database on the left hand side
  5. Click the 'Operations' tab
  6. In the "collation" section at the bottom, select "utf8_unicode_ci"
  7. Click 'Go'

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Article ID: 178
Created On: 17 Jan 2012 09:30 AM
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