HTML Entities

HTML Entities are used to render a character that would normally be interpreted by the browser.

An entity is a string that begins with the & character and ends with the ; character. The characters between & and ; represent a unique character or symbol.

Common Entity Codes

Character Name Entity Code Decimal Code
  Non-Breaking Space    
Quote " "
Left Single Quote ‘ ‘
Right Single Quote ’ ’
Left Double Quote “ “
Right Double Quote ” ”
Apostrophe ' '
& Ampersand & &
< Less-Than &lt; &#60;
> Greater Than &gt; &#62;
Hyphen / Dash &dash; &#8208;
En Dash &ndash; &#8211;
Em Dash &mdash; &#8212;
© Copyright Symbol &copy; &#169;
® Registered Symbol &reg; &#174;
Trade Mark Symbol &trade; &#8482;
Numero Symbol &numero; &#8470;

Complete List of Entity Codes

See the official W3 list of character identifiers below or visit the page: