Fix for “Warning: cannot yet handle MBCS in html_entity_decode()! error” in WP-Postviews

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I installed the WP-Postview plugin for WordPress. Everything was fine until it encountered Japanese. Then it barfed repeatedly with “Warning: Cannot yet handle MBCS in html_entity_decode()!”.

To work around this problem, I found some great notes on

Edit the wp-postviews.php file, replacing

$text = html_entity_decode($text, ENT_QUOTES, get_option('blog_charset'));


$text = utf8_decode($text);
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