Resolve the Strange Character  in WordPress Web Page


The one of WordPress site got a wired space when one webpage displayed, When we used inspect tool, we saw a strange character &#65279 there, it was just this strange character was converted to space on a web page.

What is the character &#65279 ?

&#65279 is a kind of "end of line" character - Unicode Character 'ZERO WIDTH NO-BREAK SPACE' (U+FEFF). \

image Normally there are 3 common "strange" characters: EF, BB, BF. ## How to remove the character &#65279 ? There are multiple ways to fix the issue. for example: write a java script function to replace the strange character to a empty string. But, we think the most efficient way is using the free tool NotePad++ to convert the original file to UTF-8 (without BOM) format. Menu **Encoding –> Convert to UTF-8.** image After you did the converting, the strange space on web page will gone.