I'm finding that Cyrillic text entered into a Wygwam field is truncated. Is this because there is a limit for character rendered in unicode?

  • Possibly. Also it might have to do with the encoding your channel_entries table is set for. In UTF-8, Cyrillic glyphs usually take 2 bytes of storage space, but US English glyphs only take 1 byte.
    – jrothafer
    Dec 12, 2017 at 16:35
  • Andrew, take a look at this answer and see if it helps you: expressionengine.stackexchange.com/a/13714/22 Let us know if it does! I suspect it will.
    – Alex Kendrick
    Dec 13, 2017 at 16:03

1 Answer 1


It seems that there is a limit to the size of the table in the database. In my case the easiest solution was to add an extra text field.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge that you have read and understand our privacy policy and code of conduct.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.