Fatal Error: Changing encoding at this point would need non-streamable behavior.*

This is what I have in the source code:

And my head.php looks like this

For some reason, the W3 Total Cache inserts the minified files above the character encoding. How do I place them after the character encoding is set?Thanks!


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I know this post is old, but I had the same problem today and I was searching around for the answer till I found it myself. So if it can help someone...

You are watching: Error: the character encoding was not declared. proceeding using windows-1252.

I had the following errors when trying to validate my JSHangman.html page on the w3c html validator:

Error: The character encoding was not declared. Proceeding using windows-1252.Error: A charset attribute on a meta element found after the first 1024 bytes.At line 39, column 25 charset="utf-8" />↩ ↩Error: Changing character encoding utf-8 and reparsing.From line 39, column 5; to line 39, column 28itle>↩ ↩ ↩ ↩ In fact, the answer was in the second error line:

Error: A charset attribute on a meta element found after the first 1024 bytes.

I had a big comment (something like 20 lines) between my tag and my tag and that was the issue. My problem was solved as soon as I deleted it.


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