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[RESOLVED] HTML Encoding Error in Firebug

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HTML Encoding Error in Firebug

So, recently Firebug has started popping up with the following error on a number of pages I’ve created or visited:

The character encoding of the HTML document was not declared. The document will render with garbled text in some browser configurations if the document contains characters from outside the US-ASCII range. The character encoding of the page must to be declared in the document or in the transfer protocol.

After a bit of Googling, the solution presented itself. Place the following code between your <head></head> tags and not only will the error go away, but your page will render right!

<meta http-equiv=“Content-Type” content=“text/html; charset=utf-8” />