We are very familiar with Zawgyi too long. But now is the time to move, use 100% Unicode fonts. It is not very easy for every one, to convert all our - documents, files, web pages, blog posts and database - writing in Zawgyi to 100% Unicode character fonts (Myanmar3, Padauk, Parabaik etc). In this article, I will share my experience and conversion processes. This article is divided into two parts. One for normal users, whose without knowledge of - database and server management. The other one is for expert users, whose have database and server management experience.
In this method, we are going to convert post by post basic. The process is ...
In summary, this method is very easy. The only problem is - we need to use too much time. But it is very safe way. We don't need any expert knowledge in the conversion process. This method is suitable for most users.
In this method, we are going to convert from the database level. The process is ...
Look very easy, right? But there are some risks, problems and limitations in this method.
The PHP settings of most shared hosting are difficult to change for every website owner. This is the major problem. By default the "max_input_time" and "max_execution_time" are about "60" seconds in php.ini file of most shared hostings. If our database files are very large and the internet connection is too slow, our import process is difficult to success.
In summary, this method is more faster than the first one. However we need
. And also it is a High Risk Process.
As a best practise, you should try (or practise) more than three times in your local development environment (localhost/phpmyadmin) before you change anything on your live web server.
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P.S - Burmese version of this post will follow later.