Probably all you need is to start with use CGI -utf8; to decode binary data in parameters to characters; CGI has info about what it does. But that does assume your DB is correct, which is rarely the case with default MySQL, and I believe there is a security issue with file uploads if youíre not careful with that default but I canít cite it. *Every* part of the interchange has to be right and guessing or just trying to patch stuff in one point is a losing game. Try to pick up as much as you can out of tchristís canonical answer to these issues: https://stackoverflow.com/a/6163129/109483.
Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
Titles consisting of a single word are discouraged, and in most cases are disallowed outright.
Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
Please read these before you post! —
Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
You may need to use entities for some characters, as follows. (Exception: Within code tags, you can put the characters literally.)
- a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
| & || & |
| < || < |
| > || > |
| [ || [ |
| ] || ] ||