HTML Code for Common Symbols and Signs

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There are all sorts of symbols that we use in everyday life. Sometimes it's hard to get those symbols on your Web pages. If you want to use a symbol that is not on your keyboard, you may not know any other way to enter it onto your pages. If you are trying to show computer code, you may not know how to get the code to show up without running it. With these codes you will be able to do all this and more.

Common Codes

  • Ampersand
    &
    & amp; or &

     

  • Exclamation mark
    !
    !

     

  • Quote
    "
    " or "

     

  • Hashtag/Number sign
    #
    #

     

  • Dollar sign
    $
    $

     

  • Percent sign
    %
    %

     

  • Apostrophe
    '
    '

     

  • Left parenthesis
    (
    (

     

  • Right parenthesis
    )
    )

     

  • Asterisk
    *
    *

     

  • Plus sign
    +
    +

     

  • Comma
    ,
    ,

     

  • Hyphen
    -
    -

     

  • Period
    .
    .

     

  • Slash
    /
    /

     

  • Backslash
    \
    \

     

  • Colon
    :
    :

     

  • Semicolon
    ;
    &#59;

     

  • Less than
    <
    &lt; or &#60;

     

  • Greater than
    >
    &gt; or &#62;

     

  • Equal sign
    =
    &#61;

     

  • Question mark
    ?
    &#63;

     

  • At sign
    @
    &#64; or &#

     

  • Left square bracket
    [
    &#91;

     

  • Right square bracket
    ]
    &#93;

     

  • Caret
    ^
    &#94;

     

  • Underscore
    _
    &#95;

     

  • Accent
    `
    &#96;

     

  • Vertical bar
    |
    &#124;

     

  • Left curly brace
    {
    &#123;

     

  • Right curly brace
    }
    &#125;

     

  • Tilde
    ~
    &#126;

     

  • Multiply sign
    ×
    &#215;

     

  • Division sign
    ÷
    &#247;

These symbols may come in handy to know, some day. There are several different currency signs, copyright and registered trademark sign, female and male symbols, hyphens, accents and more. 

  • Inverted exclamation
    ¡ 
    &#161;

     

  • Cent sign
    ¢ 
    &#162;

     

  • Pound sterling
    £ 
    &#163;

     

  • General currency sign
    ¤ 
    &#164;

     

  • Yen sign
    ¥ 
    &#165;

     

  • Broken vertical bar
    ¦ 
    &#166;

     

  • Section sign
    § 
    &#167;

     

  • Umlaut
    ¨ 
    &#168;

     

  • Copyright
    © 
    &#169;

     

  • Feminine ordinal
    ª 
    &#170;

     

  • Masculine ordinal
    º 
    &#186;

     

  • Right angle quote
    » 
    &#187;

     

  • Left angle quote
    « 
    &#171;

     

  • Not sign
    ¬ 
    &#172;

     

  • Soft hyphen

    &#173;

     

  • Registered trademark
    ® 
    &#174;

     

  • Macron accent
    ¯ 
    &#175;

     

  • Degree sign
    ° 
    &#176;

     

  • Plus or minus
    ± 
    &#177;

     

  • Superscript two
    ² 
    &#178;

     

  • Superscript three
    ³ 
    &#179;

     

  • Acute accent
    ´ 
    &#180;

     

  • Micro sign
    µ 
    &#181;

     

  • Paragraph sign
    ¶ 
    &#182;

     

  • Middle dot
    · 
    &#183;

     

  • Cedilla
    ¸ 
    &#184;

     

  • Superscript one
    ¹ 
    &#185;

     

  • Inverted question mark
    ¿ 
    &#191;

Spaces, blank lines and fractions are not things that are easy to place on Web pages. With these codes you will be able to do all these things. There are also codes here for numerals 0 thru 9. You never know when you might need to use these.

Using code for letters and numbers may also come in handy if you want to create an HTML document that is coded and send it to your friends to upload on their computer and read.

  • Blank space
      
    &nbsp;

     

  • Em and En spaces

    &emsp; and &ensp;

     

  • Blank line

    <br>

     

  • One-fourth
    ¼ 
    &#188;

     

  • One-half
    ½ 
    &#189;

     

  • Three-fourths
    ¾ 
    &#190;

     

  • Digit 0

    &#48

     

  • Digit 1

    &#49

     

  • Digit 2

    &#50

     

  • Digit 3

    &#51

     

  • Digit 4

    &#52

     

  • Digit 5

    &#53

     

  • Digit 6

    &#54

     

  • Digit 7

    &#55

     

  • Digit 8

    &#56

     

  • Digit 9

    &#57
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