Appearance of RSS-Titels

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    I’m using to host a blog in German ( and I got a problem with RSS feeds that have mutated vowels (“Umlaute”) in their title. The RSS-Widget seems to be unable to interpret these characters. I doublechecked with the authors of the feeds (one is a blog) and they say their feeds match UTF-8. There’s no problem with these feeds in other RSS-readers, only in wordpress’ RSS widget.

    Any ideas how to solve that problem?

    The feeds I in the widget are:

    The blog I need help with is


    Send this directly into support at so they can take a look at it and make adjustments as necessary.



    not resolved but support offered a perfect workaroud: just enter a custom title in the widget.

    (I shuold think definitely think before bothering support…)


    Thanks for posting the workaround. I hadn’t thought of that either so you are not alone.

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