HTML special Characters

Here is a handy list for reference. ……………………………………….
Punctuation HTML Entity ISO Latin-1 code name or meaning
– – en dash
— — em dash
¡ ¡ ¡ inverted exclamation
¿ ¿ ¿ inverted question mark
" " quotation mark
“ “ left double curly quote
” ” right double curly quote
' apostrophe (single quote)
‘ ‘ left single curly quote
’ ’ right single curly quote
« 

»

« 

»

« 

»

guillemets (used as quotation marks in some languages, e.g., French)
(Its
there, but you can’t see it!)
    non-breaking space
Symbols
& & & ampersand
¢ ¢ ¢ cent
© © © copyright
÷ ÷ ÷ divide
> > > greater than
< &lt; &#60; less than
µ &micro; &#181; micron
· &middot; &#183; middle dot
&para; &#182; pilcrow (paragraph sign)
± &plusmn; &#177; plus/minus
&euro; &#8364; Euro
£ &pound; &#163; British Pound Sterling
® &reg; &#174; registered
§ &sect; &#167; section
&trade; &#153; trademark
¥ &yen; &#165; Japanese Yen
&#9679; password dot
&#8226; bullet
ŧ   &#359; Lowercase T-stroke
Þ &THORN; &#222; Capital Thorn
&dagger;   dagger
&Dagger;   double dagger
&permil;   per mill sign
&lsaquo;   single left-pointing angle quote
&rsaquo;   single right-pointing angle quote
&spades;   black spade suit
&clubs;   black club suit
&hearts;   black heart suit
&diams;   black diamond suit
&oline;   overline, = spacing overscore
&larr;   leftward arrow
&uarr;   upward arrow
&rarr;   rightward arrow
&darr;   downward arrow
¡ &iexcl; &#161; inverted exclamation
¢ &cent; &#162; cent sign
£ &pound; &#163; pound sterling
¤ &curren; &#164; general currency sign
¥ &yen; &#165; yen sign
¦ &brvbar; or &brkbar; &#166; broken vertical bar
§ &sect; &#167; section sign
¨ &uml; or &die; &#168; umlaut
© &copy; &#169; copyright
ª &ordf; &#170; feminine ordinal
« &laquo; &#171; left angle quote
¬ &not; &#172; not sign
&shy; &#173; soft hyphen
® &reg; &#174; registered trademark
¯ &macr; or &hibar; &#175; macron accent
° &deg; &#176; degree sign
± &plusmn; &#177; plus or minus
² &sup2; &#178; superscript two
³ &sup3; &#179; superscript three
´ &acute; &#180; acute accent
µ &micro; &#181; micro sign
&para; &#182; paragraph sign
· &middot; &#183; middle dot
¸ &cedil; &#184; cedilla
¹ &sup1; &#185; superscript one
º &ordm; &#186; masculine ordinal
» &raquo; &#187; right angle quote
¼ &frac14; &#188; one-fourth
½ &frac12; &#189; one-half
¾ &frac34; &#190; three-fourths
¿ &iquest; &#191; inverted question mark
Diacritics
á 

Á

&aacute; 

&Aacute;

&#225; 

&#193;

lower-case “a” with acute accent 

upper-case “A” with acute accent

à 

À

&agrave; 

&Agrave;

&#224; 

&#192;

lower-case “a” with grave accent 

upper-case “A” with grave accent

â 

Â

&acirc; 

&Acirc;

&#226; 

&#194;

lower-case “a” with circumflex 

upper-case “A” with circumflex

å 

Å

&aring; 

&Aring;

&#229; 

&#197;

lower-case “a” with ring 

upper-case “A” with ring

ã 

Ã

&atilde; 

&Atilde;

&#227; 

&#195;

lower-case “a” with tilde 

upper-case “A” with tilde

ä 

Ä

&auml; 

&Auml;

&#228; 

&#196;

lower-case “a” with diaeresis/umlaut 

upper-case “A” with diaeresis/umlaut

æ 

Æ

&aelig; 

&AElig;

&#230; 

&#198;

lower-case “ae” ligature 

upper-case “AE” ligature

ç 

Ç

&ccedil; 

&Ccedil;

&#231; 

&#199;

lower-case “c” with cedilla 

upper-case “C” with cedilla

é 

É

&eacute; 

&Eacute;

&#233; 

&#201;

lower-case “e” with acute accent 

upper-case “E” with acute accent

è 

È

&egrave; 

&Egrave;

&#232; 

&#200;

lower-case “e” with grave accent 

upper-case “E” with grave accent

ê 

Ê

&ecirc; 

&Ecirc;

&#234; 

&#202;

lower-case “e” with circumflex 

upper-case “E” with circumflex

ë 

Ë

&euml; 

&Euml;

&#235; 

&#203;

lower-case “e” with diaeresis/umlaut 

upper-case “E” with diaeresis/umlaut

í 

Í

&iacute; 

&Iacute;

&#237; 

&#205;

lower-case “i” with acute accent 

upper-case “I” with acute accent

ì 

Ì

&igrave; 

&Igrave;

&#236; 

&#204;

lower-case “i” with grave accent 

upper-case “I” with grave accent

î 

Î

&icirc; 

&Icirc;

&#238; 

&#206;

lower-case “i” with circumflex 

upper-case “I” with circumflex

ï 

Ï

&iuml; 

&Iuml;

&#239; 

&#207;

lower-case “i” with diaeresis/umlaut 

upper-case “I” with diaeresis/umlaut

ñ 

Ñ

&ntilde; 

&Ntilde;

&#241; 

&#209;

lower-case “n” with tilde 

upper-case “N” with tilde

ó 

Ó

&oacute; 

&Oacute;

&#243; 

&#211;

lower-case “o” with acute accent 

upper-case “O” with acute accent

ò 

Ò

&ograve; 

&Ograve;

&#242; 

&#210;

lower-case “o” with grave accent 

upper-case “O” with grave accent

ô 

Ô

&ocirc; 

&Ocirc;

&#244; 

&#212;

lower-case “o” with circumflex 

upper-case “O” with circumflex

ø 

Ø

&oslash; 

&Oslash;

&#248; 

&#216;

lower-case “o” with slash 

upper-case “O” with slash

õ 

Õ

&otilde; 

&Otilde;

&#245; 

&#213;

lower-case “o” with tilde 

upper-case “O” with tilde

ö 

Ö

&ouml; 

&Ouml;

&#246; 

&#214;

lower-case “o” with diaeresis/umlaut 

upper-case “O” with diaeresis/umlaut

ß &szlig; &#223; ess-tsett
ú 

Ú

&uacute; 

&Uacute;

&#250; 

&#218;

lower-case “u” with acute accent 

upper-case “U” with acute accent

ù 

Ù

&ugrave; 

&Ugrave;

&#249; 

&#217;

lower-case “u” with grave accent 

upper-case “U” with grave accent

û 

Û

&ucirc; 

&Ucirc;

&#251; 

&#219;

lower-case “u” with circumflex 

upper-case “U” with circumflex

ü 

Ü

&uuml; 

&Uuml;

&#252; 

&#220;

lower-case “u” with diaeresis/umlaut 

upper-case “U” with diaeresis/umlaut

ÿ &yuml; &#255; lower-case “y” with diaeresis/umlaut
´ 

`

&#180; 

&#96;

acute accent with no letter 

grave accent/reversed apostrophe with no letter