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Converting MySQL Data from Latin1 to GB2312 (or other encoding)

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

I was moving our website from one hosting to another and need to transfer the database over as well. Database export and import both went smoothly but the Chinese characters were all scrambled on the new hosting server. After some research I found that the old hosting used MySql 5.0 and had the encoding […]