Character encoding: Character encoding and the Web
- Indicating the character set by means of an HTTP Content-type header
The Content-type header can be used to indicate a character set for the document to be sent by the server.
- Indicating the character set by means of a
Web developers can also apply a
metaelement in the HTML source code to indicate the character set of a page.
Links and references
- HTML Document Representation
W3C HTML4.01 specification
- The Absolute Minimum Every Software Developer Absolutely, Positively Must Know About Unicode and Character Sets (No Excuses!)