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HTML ENTITIES & SPECIAL CHARACTERS GUIDE

As we've mentioned HTML only displays simple text such as letters, numbers and full stops. However you can use character entities to get around this

for example say you wanted a heading to say

Return & re-assess

this would be coded as this using character entities for & and -.

<h4>Return &#038; re&#045;assess</h4>

Here are some common entities

SymbolNumeric entity
!&#033;
"&#034;
#&#035;
$&#036;
%&#037;
&&#038;
'&#039;
(&#040;
)&#041;
*&#042;
SymbolNumeric entity
+&#043;
,&#044;
-&#045;
.&#046;
/&#047;
:&#058;
;&#059;
<&#060;
=&#061;
>&#062;
SymbolNumeric entity
?&#063;
@&#064;
[&#091;
\&#092;
]&#093;
_&#095;
&#153;
¢&#162;
£&#163;
&#169;
SymbolNumeric entity
&#174;
±&#177;
¼&#188;
½&#189;
à&#224;
á&#225;
é&#233;
ô&#244;
&#247;
&#250;

This site has a more complete list

www.echoecho.com/documentation.htm
List of special characters sub divided by browser compatibility