I'm using drupal 7 multilanguage site. When I enter chinese character (UTF8) in search box and search, it gives error like below:

Bad Request

Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand.

Additionally, a 403 Forbidden error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.

Can I know what's the problem and how to solve it?

Thank you in advance.

1 Answer 1


This is probably a server configuration issue. I have successfully used Japanese search on both Drupal 6 and 7. Try installing a copy of your site on a local development environment (Acquia Dev Desktop, etc.) and see if the problem recurs.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

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