[B-Greek] Putting Greek (and Hebrew) into a web page

Nigel Chapman nigel at chapman.id.au
Tue Jul 27 18:47:25 EDT 2010

Hi Ken,

In your HTML, make sure the <HEAD> section contains the following META tag:

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />

That's all you need. Then just use Unicide characters in your page. If you
need a way to type-and-copy inflected Greek, use this excellent site:


Can't help you with entering Hebrew, sorry.


On Wed, July 28, 2010 8:30 am, Kenneth Litwak wrote:
>   I need to put a line in a web page that includes the abstract of someone
> else's article that contains
> Hebrew word, Greek word, Hebrew word, Greek word
> I've never put anything but English into a web page.  While I know that
> Unicode can do this, I'm familiar with how.  What would be the easiest way
> to get a couple of words from the LXX into a web page?  I was under the
> impression that I needed to use UTF-8 encoding but it seems the toll I"m
> sing Microsoft Visual Studio, won't allow that because if I change to
> that, it removes the Unicode words I inserted!  Any suggestions? I should
> note that I can never see Greek when someone posts it here. I only get
> long lines of question marks, so not even my browser, Firefox, seems happy
> about other languages.  Thanks.
> Ken
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