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JavaScript Introduction to Programming Control Structures Loops

Jeff Martinez
Jeff Martinez
1,826 Points

Character encoding HTML not declared

I get an error of "The character encoding of the HTML document was not declared. The document will render with garbled text in some browser configurations if the document contains characters from outside the US-ASCII range."

How do I fix this?

2 Answers

Michael Hulet
MOD
Michael Hulet
Treehouse Moderator 47,822 Points

In order to fix this, add the following tag to the top of the head of your HTML document:

<head>
    <meta charset="utf-8"/>
    <!-- The rest of your page's header here -->
</head>

This will define the page's character set to be the latest version of Unicode, which is the most widely used and supported character encoding in the world