With this extension you can set all tables and columns to UTF-8 collation (no converting)

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2.1.0 2022-10-18 06:49 UTC

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With sfdbutf8 you can change the collation of tables and columns of TYPO3s default database connection.

It can only change the collation from utf8_* to a different or same utf8_* collation. It's not possible to change from latin* to utf8_*.

Keep in mind that no conversion of the content itself will happen!

2 Usage

2.1 Installation

Installation using Composer

The recommended way to install the extension is using Composer.

Run the following command within your Composer based TYPO3 project:

composer require stefanfroemken/sfdbutf8

Installation as extension from TYPO3 Extension Repository (TER)

Download and install sfdbutf8 with the extension manager module.

2.2 Minimal setup

  1. Visit BE module of sfdbutf8
  2. Analyze tables collations
  3. Choose a collation you want to use
  4. Click "convert"