Bringing this back to the top of the forum, this has been a continuing conundrum for me, even after ensuring that our db is completely utf8, in tiki-check.php it will always say:
collation_server latin1_swedish_ci ugly On a fresh install everything should be set to UTF-8 to avoid unexpected results. utf8_unicode_ci is the default collation for Tiki. For further information please see Understanding Encoding.
This is frustrating, even though we are completely utf8.
Any feedback on this? Thanks!