I am trying to create a HTML link to a web page hosted on an Apache server that contains umlauts (in my test case it is
So I tried the following in HTML:
<a href='ä.html'>ä.html</a> <a href='ä.html'>&auml;.html</a> <a href='%C3%A4.html'>%C3%A4.html</a>
Only the last link fetched the page I intended. The other links gave me a 404.
Of course, I'd rather go with the first two options. Is there a way to configure a directory directive such that this is possible?
Unfortunately, I have no admin rights on the server. I can only change the
.htaccess in the directory.
Are you sure that
<a href='ä.html'>&auml;.html</a> doesn't work? It should link to the right document (although the link text will be wrong, as you also encoded the
&; the correct way to do this would be
However, if you just want to use umlaute directly, you can do so by making sure that: