Content-Type meta tag is for telling the destination rendering engine how to process text and special characters. You should encode all special characters anyway (e.g.,
& for an ampersand) to be safe, but it’s worth keeping this line in there anyway.
utf-8 works for most cases
<head> <meta charset="utf-8"> </head>
<head> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" /> </head>
depending on your