Friendly HTML Codes for HTML Special Characters CodeUnit 08 NOV 2008

More often that not, particularly when dealing with languages other than English, you’ll find yourself needing to include so-called ‘special characters’ to your website. As a handy quick-reference guide, I’ve gone and listed all the special characters that have been assigned a unique ‘friendly’ HTML code in the standard.

Generally it is always better to use the Unicode character set when dealing languages other than English, and if using the Unicode set, remember to declare it in the head of your document with:

So without further ado, here’s the shortened list that helps people like me write out their full name on the web: Craig Grant L

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About Craig Lotter

South African software architect and developer at Touchwork. Husband to a cupcake baker and father to two little girls. I don't have time for myself any more.