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We had an issue where RSS feeds showed funky characters when used to populate 'recent posts' listings on sister sites.
I found a couple of solutions involving disabling wptexturize, either by:
/wp-includes/formatting.phpto comment out the
- editing a theme's
- adding a plugin like Disable wptexturize to disable the
I like the elegance of the Plugin method, as it is very concise (& doesn't require modifying CORE functions... ;-). However, I'd prefer that only RSS feeds be excluded from the wptexturize() functionality (I like curly quotes everywhere else).
Any ideas on how I might fix this so RSS feeds don't get
wptexturize()'d, but everything else does?
NOTE: Modifying the
Encoding for pages and feeds setting on 'Settings > Reading' helps, but only if the web page on which the RSS feed will be displayed matches the encoding specified.