Unicode Tranformation Format - 8-bit
/unicode tranformation ˈfɔrˌmæt - 8-bɪt/
A form of character encoding which is backwards compatible with ASCII and handles Latin alphabets and symbols, including Chinese characters and emojis.
Unicode Transformation Format - 8 Bit (UTF-8) is used for 95% of websites. It is the preferred encoding for a data set shared between Product Information Management Systems. The 8-bit architecture and backwards compatibility allow the information to pass to and from legacy systems.
ASCII, Character Encoding