To resolve character encoding problems, such as incorrect display of special characters, in Java Server Pages and servlets, follow the steps outlined below.
# Find out what character encoding is used by a) your request and b) your response with
< %= request.getCharacterEncoding() %>.
< %= response.getCharacterEncoding() %>
# If two different encodings are used, you can force both to use the same encoding with the
To make your task easier, you would ideally be setting both to use UTF-8.