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The Absolute Minimum Every Software Developer Absolutely, Positively Must Know About Unicode and Character Sets (No Excuses!)

Charset and Collation Recommendation for MySQL/MariaDB

default-character-set = utf8mb4

default-character-set = utf8mb4

character-set-client-handshake = FALSE
collation-server = utf8mb4_unicode_ci
init-connect = 'SET NAMES utf8mb4 COLLATE utf8mb4_unicode_ci'
character-set-server = utf8mb4

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Last update: September 27, 2023