HTML Entities for Special Characters

Part of the Creating Web Pages For Dummies Cheat Sheet

To put special characters in the Web pages you create, you use escape sequences or entity references, both of which are shown in the table here. Test your special characters in several current Web browsers to make sure that they display consistently.

Character Escape Sequence Entity Reference
" " "
' '
$ $
¢ ¢ ¢
€ €
% %
° ° °
÷ ÷ ÷
® ® ®
© © ©
™ ™
< &#60; &lt;
> &#62; &gt;
@ &#64;
& &#38; &amp;
à &#224; &agrave;
é &#233; &eacute;
ê &#234; &ecirc;
ö &#246; &ouml;
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