HTML Tips and Techniques
Commonly Used Special HTML Characters
Many characters you might want to use, like the > or <, are special HTML characters. How do you get one to display on your webpage?
The answer is to use the character entity that represents it. For example, the & is a special character in HTML and you should not use it within your HTML document. In order to show a &, you want to use the characters
The same holds true for other characters. for example
> is < < is > " is "
In addition, you can make many special letters used in French, Spanish and other languages by using these sorts of combinations. For these, you use the ID # of that character. Here are some examples:
Ñ displays by using Ñ í displays by using í ö displays by using ö
Visit the W3.org master definition for all valid codes.
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