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October 15th, 2008

HTML Special Characters Codes

We have compiled a table of a lot of HTML code to use for certain glyphs, feel free to comment you spot any mistakes or have a suggestion for a one to add.

Name Code Glyph Description
♠ black spade suit
♣ black club suit
♥ black heart suit
♦ black diamond suit
‾ overline, = spacing overscore
← leftward arrow
↑ upward arrow
→ rightward arrow
↓ downward arrow
™ trademark sign
" double quotation mark
& & ampersand
⁄ / slash
&lt; < less-than sign
&gt; > greater-than sign
&ndash; en dash
&mdash; em dash
&nbsp; nonbreaking space
&iexcl; ¡ inverted exclamation
&cent; ¢ cent sign
&pound; £ pound sterling
&curren; ¤ general currency sign
&yen; ¥ yen sign
&brvbar; or &brkbar; ¦ broken vertical bar
&sect; § section sign
&uml; or &die; ¨ umlaut
&copy; © copyright
&ordf; ª feminine ordinal
&laquo; « left angle quote
&not; ¬ not sign
&shy; ­ soft hyphen
&reg; ® registered trademark
&macr; or &hibar; ¯ macron accent
&deg; ° degree sign
&plusmn; ± plus or minus
&sup2; ² superscript two
&sup3; ³ superscript three
&acute; ´ acute accent
&micro; µ micro sign
&para; paragraph sign
&middot; · middle dot
&cedil; ¸ cedilla
&sup1; ¹ superscript one
&ordm; º masculine ordinal
&raquo; » right angle quote
&frac14; ¼ one-fourth
&frac12; ½ one-half
&frac34; ¾ three-fourths
&iquest; ¿ inverted question mark
&Agrave; À uppercase A, grave accent
&Aacute; Á uppercase A, acute accent
&Acirc; Â uppercase A, circumflex accent
&Atilde; Ã uppercase A, tilde
&Auml; Ä uppercase A, umlaut
&Aring; Å uppercase A, ring
&AElig; Æ uppercase AE
&Ccedil; Ç uppercase C, cedilla
&Egrave; È uppercase E, grave accent
&Eacute; É uppercase E, acute accent
&Ecirc; Ê uppercase E, circumflex accent
&Euml; Ë uppercase E, umlaut
&Igrave; Ì uppercase I, grave accent
&Iacute; Í uppercase I, acute accent
&Icirc; Î uppercase I, circumflex accent
&Iuml; Ï uppercase I, umlaut
&ETH; Ð uppercase Eth, Icelandic
&Ntilde; Ñ uppercase N, tilde
&Ograve; Ò uppercase O, grave accent
&Oacute; Ó uppercase O, acute accent
&Ocirc; Ô uppercase O, circumflex accent
&Otilde; Õ uppercase O, tilde
&Ouml; Ö uppercase O, umlaut
&times; × multiplication sign
&Oslash; Ø uppercase O, slash
&Ugrave; Ù uppercase U, grave accent
&Uacute; Ú uppercase U, acute accent
&Ucirc; Û uppercase U, circumflex accent
&Uuml; Ü uppercase U, umlaut
&Yacute; Ý uppercase Y, acute accent
&THORN; Þ uppercase THORN, Icelandic
&szlig; ß lowercase sharps, German
&agrave; à lowercase a, grave accent
&aacute; á lowercase a, acute accent
&acirc; â lowercase a, circumflex accent
&atilde; ã lowercase a, tilde
&auml; ä lowercase a, umlaut
&aring; å lowercase a, ring
&aelig; æ lowercase ae
&ccedil; ç lowercase c, cedilla
&egrave; è lowercase e, grave accent
&eacute; é lowercase e, acute accent
&ecirc; ê lowercase e, circumflex accent
&euml; ë lowercase e, umlaut
&igrave; ì lowercase i, grave accent
&iacute; í lowercase i, acute accent
&icirc; î lowercase i, circumflex accent
&iuml; ï lowercase i, umlaut
&eth; ð lowercase eth, Icelandic
&ntilde; ñ lowercase n, tilde
&ograve; ò lowercase o, grave accent
&oacute; ó lowercase o, acute accent
&ocirc; ô lowercase o, circumflex accent
&otilde; õ lowercase o, tilde
&ouml; ö lowercase o, umlaut
&divide; ÷ division sign
&oslash; ø lowercase o, slash
&ugrave; ù lowercase u, grave accent
&uacute; ú lowercase u, acute accent
&ucirc; û lowercase u, circumflex accent
&uuml; ü lowercase u, umlaut
&yacute; ý lowercase y, acute accent
&thorn; þ lowercase thorn, Icelandic
&yuml; ÿ lowercase y, umlaut
&lsquo; left single quote
&rsquo; right single quote
&sbquo; single low-9 quote
&ldquo; left double quote
&rdquo; right double quote
&bdquo; double low-9 quote
&dagger; dagger
&Dagger; double dagger
&permil; per mill sign
&lsaquo; single left-pointing angle quote
&rsaquo; single right-pointing angle quote