While generating a UPS label, Ä,Ö,Ü and ß appears on the label as a special type. Is there any way to correct this?

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UPS is one of the most trusted brands when it comes t shipping carriers. With tons of shipping services for both domestic and international shipping, it serves the purpose well. Even while handling WooCommerce shipping, WooCommerce UPS Shipping plugin is also one of the best shipping plugins. However, sometimes while handling shipping in some countries, WooCommerce store owners can face some issues. According to Sam, a WooCommerce store owner, “…I have faced this problem with a lot of plugins. As soon as I generate a UPS label, Ä, Ö, Ü and ß appears on the label as a special type. Is there any way to correct this?

In this article, we will be discussing the WoooCommerce UPS Shipping plugin and the shipping label printing using this plugin.

Handling the Special Characters

WooCommerce UPS Shipping plugin allows store owners to handle special characters that are printed on the shipping label. In fact, the plugin has a dedicated option which allows characters like Ä, Ö, Ü, and ß, to appear as they are intended. By enabling the Enable Latin Encoding option in the plugin settings, WooCommerce store owners like Sam can get rid of this issue very easily. The image below shows the settings to enable Latin encoding.

Latin Encoding
Latin Encoding


So this article covers generating UPS Shipping labels using WooCommerce UPS Shipping plugin. Shipping labels contain important information with regards to the source and destination address. However, in some cases, these addresses may contain some characters which won’t display as expected. Hence, with the help of this article, store owners can get UPS Shipping labels with all the characters printed as expected.

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About the plugin

WooCommerce UPS Shipping plugin

  • Get real-time accurate UPS Shipping rates
  • Add extra handling charges to the shipping cost
  • Provide discounts on shipping cost
  • Generate shipping labels
  • Track your UPS Shipments
  • Premium Version Cost – $69
Last Updated On September 08, 2018