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  1. There seems to be a problem about the Danish letters Æ,Ø and Å. I am not sure, that my observation is correct but I think it is.

    When I take a direct link to a post, that have these Danish letters in it, the link goes out of order in a mail. When one click the link, the blog writes: oh, you are looking for something that is not there - Error 404 - Not Found

    It is a new problem - it came after the difficulties on WordPress this week.

    What should I do to fix this? I have tried mailing myself with various links and the problem is there every time.

    Danish letters in the link and it is out of order. But if it is all in English, it works fine. This only happens with links from WordPress, it seems.

    Hope for some ideas...

  2. Actually I just found out: links don't even work as copy/paste directly into the browser. Something is wrong with the way WordPress translate Æ,Ø and Å into something browsers can read?

    Or am I doing something wrong?

    I am glad, I do not have these special letters in my blog name. :-D

  3. I just found a Danish blogger who altered all his head lines. Just to make his blog work again.

    I really would appreciate some response?

  4. islamofascisme
    Member

    I had the very same problem! I had to remove all æ ø å (special danish language) characters from my post's titles. Otherwise I would get 404 errors when clicking on the links. Also, title's with those aforementioned characters, wouldn't be forewarded by feeds.

  5. islamofascisme
    Member

    I also tried to convert all my post's to the permalink format (ie. blogs.wordpress.com/page=24) - to circumvent the danish character problem, but that feature seems missing now?

  6. Please - the headline link do not even work for komments. It is a dead end - what do we do?

  7. islamofascisme
    Member

    Perhaps this is a known bug, which is being resolved atm?

  8. No, I can see that comments have not been made in posts with ÆØÅ for hours. Must be more than a day, I think...

  9. I wonder if bloggers from other countries have problems with special characters - letters?

  10. islamofascisme
    Member

    The problem emerged 2 days ago for me. Has there been made fundamental changes to WordPress recently?

  11. Yes. A very big WordPress update gave difficulties for quite a number of blogs 2 days ago.

  12. islamofascisme
    Member

    Hm, this problem must be fixed. I can't believe only danish characters are affected? Surely german characters like ü must also be affected?

  13. I will try to look around and see...

  14. It seems to follow certain themes...

  15. islamofascisme
    Member

    I changed my theme from K2 to Kubrick. It still didn't help.

  16. Ha ha. Well, - there is reason for that. They are both affected. :-D)))

    Here: 2 more Danish blogs with 404-æøå-bug - same themes:

    http://kjeldberg.wordpress.com/
    http://linerix.wordpress.com/

  17. Pour man. You really have been through some trouble, I see. New theme, new headlines. :-D)))

    Aha ha ha! :)

    But forum is an alternative that one should consider - at least once in a while. Don't you think?? :-D)))))

    Haha!

    PS: He is a blogger colleage, he is a Dane and this is called having a sense of humor. :)

  18. It suddenly feels so lonely in here...

    Hahahah. :-D)))))

    I have contacted Support and will get back if they answer.

  19. Now I kown what you went through. I am starting to change my headlines....

  20. I have 1,631 posts to go through. I don't find this funny anymore...

  21. I've just been to your blog and that is quite bad. Have you contacted support?

    I hope it gets sorted out soon.

  22. islamofascisme
    Member

    I just tested out your experiments. It's insane. It makes no sense, why some posts work and others dont.

  23. The blogs listed above: universalgeni, kjeldberg, linerix have been fixed.

    If you experience more problems of this kind, please contact support.

  24. Thank you very much, Staff. I hope Islamofascismes blog is fixed as well?

  25. There is an old mistake on WordPress about the Danish letters.

    They appear in a wrong order on the list of categories. The 3 Danish letters Æ, Ø and Å are supposed to end the alphabet. They don't do that at the moment. They appear after the letter A.

    It is a common mistake in the English speaking world, because the 3 Danish letters are said to be various form of the letter A. However the Danish alphabet is organized in an entirely different order.

    And this is the case in all matters possible. Library, dictionary, schoolbooks - all you can possible think of. There is no exception from this rule. Check Danish Wikipedia for instance and you will see, the the letters Æ, Ø and Å ends the alphabet.

    Link to alphabetical list in Danish Wikipedia: http://da.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Alfabetisk_liste

    If a Danish book has a title, that begins with one of the letters Æ, Ø or Å, is translated into English and you went to an English library to get it, you would have to look for it under the letter A.

    But in Denmark you would find the same book on others shelves in the library - the ones that start after after X, Y, Z, - and then: Æ, Ø, Å.

    This means - that readers who check the list of categories on a Danish blogg in order to find a specific issue - look in vane. They do not know, that WordPress has organized the Danish alphabet wrong.

    Do you think it is possible to have this corrected? I hope this problem does not follow themes. Because if it is general, it is easier fixed. Below a screenshot of the correct order of the 3 Danish letters, that should end the alphabet on the list of categories, blog rolls and ALL other listings on WordPress.

    http://i17.tinypic.com/6c3ztjm.jpg

    I hope for solution to this problem.

    This is said to be the codes for these special Danish characters:

    Alt+0229 å
    Alt+0197 Å
    Alt+0230 æ
    Alt+0198 Æ
    Alt+0248 ø
    Alt+0216 Ø

  26. Perhaps it is more fair to put it this way:

    What is a correct way of alphabetizing in English is wrong in Danish. :-D

  27. I should have put the codes in the correct order. Her it is:

    Alt+0230 æ
    Alt+0198 Æ
    Alt+0248 ø
    Alt+0216 Ø
    Alt+0229 å
    Alt+0197 Å

  28. islamofascisme
    Member

    so is the problem only fixed for the above blogs? Or for all blogs? Please fix mine too, if you please.
    regards,

  29. The problem has only been partially fixed on my blog. I still have problems. This new post from today for example:

    http://universalgeni.wordpress.com/2007/09/20/voldt%c3%a6gt-af-vestlige-piger-er-almindeligt-i-tyrkiet/

    Kindly reply. It is very frustrating to have problems of this kind and then have them ignored by Forum.

    Thanks to carocat and staff for the posts above.

    I will write support also...

  30. islamofascisme
    Member

    I can see my blog isn't fixed, and neither is universalgeni's.
    Could anyone help?

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