HTML5 Character Entities

By | February 19, 2020

There are some characters in HTML using which we can make some changes in the web page. In this chapter, we will learn about the character Entities of some similar HTML.

Currency Symbols:-

Character           Entity            Entity Number              Description

£                   £            £                     Pound
¥                   ¥              ¥                     Yen
¢                   ¢             ¢                     Cent
¤                   ¤           ¤                     General currency
€                   €             €                    Euro

Essential Entities:-

Character              Entity             Entity Number           Description

&                      &              &                   Ampersand
”                      "             "                   Double quote mark
<                      &lt;               &#60;                   Less than
>                      &gt;               &#62;                   Greater than
‘                      &apos;             &#39;                   Apostrophe

Trademark,Registered and Copyright Symbol:-

Character         Entity            Entity Number             Description

©                 &copy;            &#169;                    copyright
®                 &reg;             &#174;                    Registered
™                 &trade;           &#8482;                   Trademark

General Punctuation:-



Character      Entity               Entity Number      Description

               &ensp;                &#8194;           En space
               &emsp;                &#8195;           Em space
               &thinsp;              &#8201;           Thin space
               &nbsp;                &#160;            Nonbreaking space
–              &ndash;               &#8211;           En dash
—              &mdash;               &#8212;           Em dash
‘              &lsquo;               &#8216;           Left/Opening single quote
’              &rsquo;               &#8217;           Right/Closing single quote and apostrophe
‚              &sbquo;               &#8218;           Single low-9 quotation mark
“              &ldquo;               &#8220;           left/opening double-quote
”              &rdquo;               &#8221;           right/opening double-quote
„              &bdquo;               &#8222;           Double low-9 quotation mark
‹              &lsaquo;              &#8249;           Left-pointing single angle quotation mark
›              &rsaquo;              &#8250;           Left-pointing single angle quotation mark
«              &laquo;               &#171;            Left-pointing double angle quotation mark
»              &raquo;               &#187;            Left-pointing double angle quotation mark
†              &dagger;              &#8224;           Dagger
†              &Dagger;              &#8224;           Double Dagger
•              &bull;                &#8226;           Bullet
…              &hellep;              &#8230;           Ellipses
‰              &permil;              &#8240;           Per mile symbol
′              &prime;               &#8242;           Prime,minutes,feet
″              &Prime;               &#8243;           Double prime,seconds,inches
‾              &oline;               &#8254;           Overline
⁄              &frasl;               &#8260;           Fraction slash

Mathematical Symbols:-

Character      Entity Number     Entity Name       Description

∀              &#8704;           &forall;          for all
∂               &#8706;           &part;            Partial differential
∃              &#8707;            &exist;           There exists
∅              &#8709;           &empty;            Empty set, null set, diameter
∇              &#8711;            &nabla;           Nabla, backward difference
∈              &#8712;            &isin;            Element of
∉              &#8713;            &notin;           Not an element of
∋              &#8715;            &ni;              Contains as a member
∏               &#8719;           &prod;             N-ary product, product sign
∑               &#8721;           &sum;              N-ary summation
−               &#8722;            &minus;           Minus sign
∗               &#8727;            &lowast;          Asterisk operator
√               &#8730;            &radic;          Square root, radical sign
∝               &#8733;           &prop;            Proportional to
∞                &#8734;           &infin;           Infinity
∠                &#8736;           &ang;             Angle
∧               &#8743;           &and;              Logical and, wedge
∨               &#8744;           &or;               Logical or, vee
∩               &#8745;            &cap;              Intersection, cap
∪               &#8746;            &cup;              Union, cup
∫               &#8747;            &int;              Integral
∴               &#8756;            &there4;           Therefore
∼               &#8764;            &sim;              Tilde operator, varies with, similar to
≅               &#8773;            &cong;             Approximately equal to
≈               &#8776;            &asymp;            Almost equal to, asymptotic to
≠               &#8800;            &ne;               Not equal to
≡               &#8801;            &equiv;             Equivalent to
≤               &#8804;             &le;               Less than or equal to
≥               &#8805;             &ge;               Greater than or equal to
⊂               &#8834;             &sub;              Subset of
⊃               &#8835;             &sup;              Superset of
⊄               &#8836;             &nsub;              Not a subset of
⊆               &#8838;             &sube;             Subset of or equal to
⊇               &#8839;             &supe;              Superset of or equal to
⊕               &#8853;             &oplus;            Circled plus, direct sum
⊗               &#8855;             &otimes;           Circled times, vector product
⊥               &#8869;             &perp;             Up tack, orthogonal to, perpendicular
⋅                &#8901;             &sdot;             Dot operator
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