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Last updated by Bruno 3 years, 11 months ago.

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August 26, 2016 at 12:12 pm #1024193


After updating plugins I got Collation error messages on my site and admin area.

Having read here and elsewhere about disabling plug ins and checking to see which might be causing the problem I thought this would help - but the error message is preventing me from logging in to the admin dashboard.

Can you suggest any solution?


August 26, 2016 at 2:06 pm #1024460


Thank you for contacting us.

All database tables must have the same collation. This error is happening because some table has different collations.

Please, could you access PHPMyAdmin (or some other database manager) from its host and, in the "Collation" check if there is any difference? I will attach a picture for you to see.

If yes, go to the table that is in the wrong collation utf8mb4_unicode_520_ci, and change to the correct collation utf8mb4_unicode_ci.

If you do not know how to do this, please let me know if you want me to do it for you.

Thank you.

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