Jump to content
  • Checkout
  • Login
  • Get in touch

osCommerce

The e-commerce.

Use the old database with new osc 2.2 ms-2c


meimeishih

Recommended Posts

I have upgrading my OSC to 2.2 ms-2c recently but using the old database from an old version OSC.

 

I backup my data from my old mySQL and restore in the new osc 2.2 ms-2c. Everything is OK but only the chinese character cannot see.

 

My new version of OSC which I have installed have the language of Traditional Chinese, Simplify Chinese and English, but only the english language can show properly. The Simplify Chinese is even missing in the front and at the back-(admin)!

 

I know that it may be the old version of OSC is using big5 for traditional chinese and new version of OSC is using UTF8! Can I just change the language code (from big5 to utf8) in the mySQL? OR we cannot use the old data anymore, as the old data is written by big5?

 

Sorry for my poor english!

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I would try changing the collation sequence on the new db to be the same as your original db.

 

There is a connection collation and field level sequences.

 

Hope that gives you a pointer in the right direction.

Need help installing add ons/contributions, cleaning a hacked site or a bespoke development, check my profile

 

Virus Threat Scanner

My Contributions

Basic install answers.

Click here for Contributions / Add Ons.

UK your site.

Site Move.

Basic design info.

 

For links mentioned in old answers that are no longer here follow this link Useful Threads.

 

If this post was useful, click the Like This button over there ======>>>>>.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

×
×
  • Create New...