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HTML Special Characters - Character Entities

There are certain symbols or characters that you might want to enter in a webpage, such as © or ¢ that you will not find keys for on your keyboard. There are other characters that you should not enter in your webpage text because, under certain circumstances, they can be misinterpreted as code. Instead of entering one of these characters in your webpage, enter its character entity. A character entity is a group or characters thet begins with an ampersand (&) and ends with a semicolon (;). Below is a list of the most commonly used character entities.

Symbol or
Character
   
Character
Entity
¢¢
©©
®®
™
°°
⁄
¼¼
½½
¾¾
××
÷÷
¦¦
""
&&
µµ
•
⊗
⊕
±±
<&lt;
>&gt;
&ge;
&le;
&ne;
&asymp;
&cong;
&sim;
&lowast;
&rArr;
&lArr;


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