Hi everubody!

I have a huge issue with dates and encoding in my database.

Two weeks ago I restored a database from an Xcloner copy to my site, since then all problems are there.

My site language is Spanish, and I was using in Wordpress define('DB_CHARSET', 'UTF8');
Since then if I put utf8 nothing works,if I put define('DB_CHARSET', ''); site works more or less fine. The major problem is that I use a plugin that stores DATEs to work and now all dates are simply 1970 00:00:00

Database encoding is utf8,everything is exactly as it was before, but i'm having this ·$%·%&$·" problem and I really don't know waht can I do to fix it, any suggestion?

Edited by bipies: better tittle

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Can you post your work? If you echo the date from the plugin, does it come out normal? Also, check myphpadmin or use navicat to check if the field is a time or varchar.



Can't echo the result cos I dont know where in the plugin it stores the data and the pluginss is huge :( (but can try to search something)

I lookes at and the table / cell is datestamp :/

Something else?


Found this

//build start date		
		if ($post_frequency_start_date==date('Y-m-d'))
			$post_frequency_start_date = '0000-00-00 00:00:00';
			$time = date('H:i:s');
			$post_frequency_start_date = "$post_frequency_start_date $time";

Yes. I know and I did it, the page without utf8 works, but the plugin problem `persists :(


If you open your databse, are all the dates 1970 00:00:00? Can you post more code then what you posted. Its kinda hard from just seeing a fragment of what you have.

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