Cannot update product handle with unicode characters

Shopify Partner
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Hi, I noticed that when saving products with unicode titles (non-ascii characters), the url will match the title and include the unicode characters, so that urls can appear in different languages such as hebrew or japanese. However I am unable to replicate this using the API.


When will shopify support updating product handles with non-ascii (unicode) characters using the api? This is quite important for supporting multi-lingual shops.

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Shopify Staff
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Hi Jason27,


Totally understand the use-case for being able to handle updating handles with non-ascii (unicode) characters via the API. I'll connect with our product team and report back!

Liam | Developer Advocate @ Shopify 
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