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Hi There,

My Q2A website is in Persian languge.
When I upgraded my Q2A from 1.7.5 to 1.8.0 beta, URLs of Question pages becomes clean. For example:

The URL before upgrading looks like: https://www.bidbarg.com/bimeh/50921/%D9%85%D8%A8%D9%84%D8%BA-%D9%BE%D8%B1%D8%AF%D8%A7%D8%AE%D8%AA-%D8%A8%DB%8C%D9%85%D9%87-%D8%A7%D8%AE%D8%AA%DB%8C%D8%A7%D8%B1%DB%8C-%D8%B3%D8%A7%D9%84-96

However, after upgrading it turns to a link like this:


I need the rest of URL of Question Pages be showed as before for SEO reasons. Note that the URLs of Tag's and Category Pages don't face this issue.

Any idea how this URL issue can be fixed on Question Pages?
Q2A version: 1.8.0

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You need to untick the option “Remove accents from URLs” in Admin > Viewing. From Q2A 1.8 it now removes everything that isn’t ASCII from the URL.

If you wanted to convert the URL to ASCII you’ll need to override the function qa_string_initialize
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I had the same problem. I solved it like this. Some files in the qa-include folder have the iso character set. You manually change this to your own character set. Reinstalling the files you have edited will fix the problem.