Sometimes you will need to use some less than ordinary characters in the content of your webpages. This is where HTML entities come in.

HTML entityDisplaysSymbol
&&ampersand
 non-breaking space
©©copyright symbol
>>greater-than symbol
&lt;<less-than symbol
&mdash;em-dash
&#182;pilcrow
HTML entities

You should use them where appropriate in your HTML. Remember: there are a couple of extra marks in the PAT rubric for using HTML tags outside of the curriculum!

By foxbeefly

PHP / MySQL Developer

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.