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HTML special characters: table and overview

Table of special characters

Suitable HTML special characters to copy and paste for every occasion, for example for use in title and meta description. On this list we have put the most important Unicode and HTML special characters into clear categories and presented them as tables.

HTML special characters - favorites

This table of characters lists HTML special characters that are copied and pasted in the title tag and meta description of a website as part of the OnPage optimization and can be displayed by Google:

characterHTMLUnicodeTitle / MDdescription
-✓MDHook icon
-✔MDHook symbol (bold)
✖Multiplication / no (bold)
✘Voice: No (bold)
«& laquo;«T, MDTypographic quotation mark
»& raquo;»T, MDTypographic quotation mark
& bull;•T, MDFilled circle, bullet point
-★MDFilled 5-pointed star
& hearts;♥MDHeart special characters
❤Heart symbol (very bold)
→MDNormal right arrow
& rArr;⇒T, MDRight double arrow
-➨MDBig arrow, dingbats
➔Thick Right Arrow (Dingbats)
▶Play sign / filled triangle, pointing to the right
➤- / -Filled 3D Right Arrow (Dingbats)
➥Thick Right Arrow (Dingbats)
-✆MDPhone icon
-✉MDEnvelope icon
-✈MDAirplane icon
©& copy;©T, MDCopyright sign
®& reg;®T, MDSign for a registered trademark
" "& nbsp; T, MDForced space

HTML special characters - umlauts, grave accents and accents

The typical German umlauts as HTML special characters and the French grave accents and accents.

characterHTMLUnicodeTitle / MDdescription
Ä& Auml;ÄT, MDCapital letter for the German umlaut A
Ö& Ouml;ÖT, MDCapital letter for the German umlaut O
Ü& Uuml;ÜT, MDCapital letter for the German umlaut U
Ä& auml;äT, MDLower case letter for the German umlaut a
ö& ouml;öT, MDLower case letter for the German umlaut or similar
ü& uuml;üT, MDLower case letter for the German umlaut u
ß& szlig;ßT, MDSharp S / sz
À& Agrave;ÀT, MDCapital letter A with a grave accent
È& Egrave;ÈT, MDCapital letter E with a grave accent
Ì& Igrave;ÌT, MDCapital letter I with a grave accent
O& Ograve;ÒT, MDCapital letter O with a grave accent
Ù& Ugrave;ÙT, MDCapital letter U with a grave accent
à& agrave;àT, MDLowercase letter a with a grave accent
è& egrave;T, MDLowercase letter e with a grave accent
ì& igrave;T, MDLowercase letter i with a grave accent
O& ograve;T, MDLowercase letter o with a grave accent
ù& ugrave;T, MDLowercase letter u with a grave accent
Á& Aacute;ÁT, MDCapital letter A with accent aigu
É& Eacute;ÉT, MDCapital letter E with accent aigu
Í& Iacute;ÍT, MDCapital letter I with accent aigu
O& Oacute;ÓT, MDCapital letter O with accent aigu
Ú& Uacute;ÚT, MDCapital letter U with accent aigu
Ý& Yacute;ÝT, MDCapital letter Y with accent aigu
á& aacute;áT, MDLowercase letter a with accent aigu
é& eacute;éT, MDLowercase letter e with accent aigu
í& iacute;íT, MDLowercase i with accent aigu
O& oacute;óT, MDLowercase letter o with accent aigu
ú& uacute;úT, MDLowercase letter u with accent aigu
ý& yacute;ýT, MDLowercase letter y with accent aigu

HTML special characters: musical notes and special musical characters

Here are a few great special characters that you can use in the field of music - such as musical notes and play symbols.

characterHTMLUnicodeTitle / MDdescription
♩MDQuarter note
♪MDEighth note
♫MDEighth note (with bars)
♬MDSixteenth note (with double bars)
♭MDb musical notes
♮MDNatural sign (musical note)
♯MDCross (musical note)
▶Play sign / filled triangle, pointing to the right
■Stop / black filled block

HTML special characters: arrows

Here are some arrows listed that can be used as symbols and special characters in HTML:

characterHTMLUnicodeTitle / MDdescription
?←Left arrow
& uarr;↑up arrow
→arrow to the right
& darr;↓Down arrow
& harr;↔Left and Right Arrow
?↵"Enter" arrow
& lArr;⇐Left double arrow
& uArr;⇑Double arrow up
& rArr;⇒Right double arrow
& dArr;⇓Double arrow down
& hArr;⇔Double left and right arrows
➥Thick Right Arrow (Dingbats)
➦Thick Right Arrow (Dingbats)
➧Big arrow, square (dingbats)
➨MDThick Right Arrow (Dingbats)
➩Big Right Arrow, White (Dingbats)
➔Thick Right Arrow (Dingbats)
➘Big Right Down Arrow (Dingbats)
➙Thick Right Arrow (Dingbats)
➚Big Up Right Arrow (Dingbats)
➛Big Tip Right Arrow (Dingbats)
➜Thick Right Arrow (Dingbats)
➝Right arrow (dingbats)
➞Thin Right Arrow (Dingbats)
➟Arrow with approach, to the right (dingbats)
➠Thick arrow pointing to the right (dingbats)
➡Very thick right arrow (dingbats)
➢3D Right Arrow (Dingbats)
➣3D Right Arrow (Dingbats)
➤- / -Filled 3D Right Arrow (Dingbats)
➪Big Right Arrow, White (Dingbats)
➫Tilted Right Arrow (Dingbats)
➬Tilted Right Arrow (Dingbats)
➭Right Arrow, White, Square (Dingbats)
➮Right Arrow, White, Square (Dingbats)
➯Thick White Right Arrow (Dingbats)
➱Thick White Right Arrow (Dingbats)
➲Thick, white arrow pointing to the right in the black circle (dingbats)
➳Bow and Arrow Right Arrow (Dingbats)
➴Bow-and-arrow-shaped right-down arrow (dingbats)
➵Bow and Arrow Right Arrow (Dingbats)
➶Bow-and-arrow-shaped right-up arrow (dingbats)
➷Bow-and-arrow-shaped right-down arrow (dingbats)
➸Bow and Arrow Right Arrow (Dingbats)
➹Bow-and-arrow-shaped right-up arrow (dingbats)
➺Teardrop Right Arrow (Dingbats)
➻Teardrop Right Arrow (Dingbats)
➽Right Arrow Swinging (Dingbats)
➾Right double arrow (dingbats)

HTML special characters: math and math symbols

In mathematics there are some symbols that can only be represented using special characters in HTML:

characterHTMLUnicodeTitle / MDdescription
¬& not;¬Negation
¯& macr;¯Macron
°°°T, MDDegree
±±±Plus minus
²& sup2;²in the square / high 2
³& sup3;³Cubic / high 3
··Focus
¹?¹High 1
¼& frac14;¼a quarter
½?½a half
¾& frac34;¾T, MDthree quarters
×x×T, MDmultiplication
÷?÷division
<& lt;&#60;less than
>& gt;&#62;more than
?&#8240;Per mille
& frasl;&#8260;fracture
&#8322;Subscript 2 (e.g. for CO₂ for carbon dioxide)
&#8323;Subscript 3 (e.g. for H₂CO₃ for carbonic acid)
& sum;&#8721;Sum symbol
&#8722;Minus sign
?&#8730;T, MDsquare root
?&#8734;infinite
& ang;&#8736;angle
& sim;&#8764;Tilde operator = similar to
& cong;&#8773;about the same
& asymp ;;&#8776;almost equal = asymptotically closed
& ne;&#8800;not equal
& equiv;&#8801;identical
?&#8804;less or equal
?&#8805;greater than or equal to
& oplus;&#8853;Plus sign in a circle = direct sum
& otimes;&#8855;Multiplication sign in a circle = vector product

HTML special characters: currencies

These currency symbols have their own special HTML characters:

characterHTMLUnicodeTitle / MDdescription
&Euro;&#8364;Euro
¢¢&#162;US cents
£?&#163;pound sterling
¥¥&#165;Japanese yen

HTML special characters: graphics

Special graphics that also have their own HTML symbol:

characterHTMLUnicodeTitle / MDdescription
& lceil;&#8968;Frame - upper left corner
& rceil;&#8969;Frame - upper right corner
& lfloor;&#8970;Frame - lower left corner
& rfloor;&#8971;Frame - lower right corner
?&#9674;Rhombus
& spades;&#9824;MD *Spades (card game)
& Clubs;&#9827;MD *Cross (card game)
& hearts;&#9829;MD *Heart special characters (card game)
& diams;&#9830;MD *Diamonds (deck of cards)

* The special characters hearts, spades, clubs and diamonds are only shown as a black frame (filled with white) in the meta description.

HTML special characters: Typo (typography)

A few typographical special characters that are normally not found on the keyboard:

characterHTMLUnicodeTitle / MDdescription
" "& nbsp;&#160;T, MDForced space
¦& brvbar;&#166;vertical line with interruption
©& copy;&#169;Copyright sign
ª& ordf;&#170;Female ordinal number
«& laquo;&#171;T, MDtypographic quotation mark (left)
"­"& shy;&#173;Separator (small)
®& reg;&#174;Mark for a registered, registered trademark
& para;&#182;Paragraph mark
º& ordm;&#186;Male atomic number
»& raquo;&#187;T, MDtypographic quotation mark (right)
¿& iquest;&#191;inverted question mark
& bull;&#8226;Filled circle, quotation marks
& hellip;&#8230;Triple point, point-point-point
& prime;&#8242;Quotation marks (minute characters)
& Prime;&#8243;Quotation marks (seconds symbol)
& oline;&#8254;Overline
&long;&#9001;left square bracket
&rank;&#9002;right square bracket
&& amp;&#38;Ampersands
-&#8211;Indent
& mdash;&#8212;Indent, great
& lsquo;&#8216;Quotes above (left)
& rsquo;&#8217;Quotation marks above (right)
& sbquo;&#8218;Quotation marks below
& ldquo;&#8220;Double quotation mark above (left)
& rdquo;&#8221;Double quotation mark above (right)
& ldquo;&#8222;Double quotation mark below
& lsaquo;&#8249;Quotation marks (left, single)
& rsaquo;&#8250;Quotation marks (right, single)

HTML special characters: Other special characters

Here are some special characters that couldn't be found in any other category:

characterHTMLUnicodeTitle / MDdescription
¡& iexcl;&#161;inverted exclamation mark
§& sect;&#167;Paragraph, paragraph mark
¨& uml;&#168;Umlaut with space
´& acute;&#180;Acute with white space
µ& micro;&#181;Micro (unit)
¸& cedil;&#184;Cedilla with white space
Á& Aacute;&#193;gr. lat. A with acute
Ä& Auml;&#196;Ä
Æ& AElig;&#198;gr. lat. AE = large Latin ligature AE
Ö& Ouml;&#214;Ö
Ü& Uuml;&#220;Ü
Ä& auml;&#228;Ä
æ& aelig;&#230;kl. Latin ae = small Latin ligature ae
ö& ouml;&#246;ö
ü& uuml;&#252;ü
& trade;&#8482;Trademark
Œ&Oily;&#338;large Latin ligature OE
œ&oily;&#339;small Latin ligature oe
Š& Scaron;&#352;gr. lat. S with caron
ˆ& circ;&#710;circumflex
˜˜&#732;little tilde
& dagger;&#8224;T, MDdagger
& Dagger;&#8225;T, MDdouble dagger

HTML special characters: Dingbats numbers in circles

Dingbats are full of special characters. You can even work with these numbers in circles in HTML:

characterHTMLUnicodeTitle / MDdescription
&#10102;T, MDNumber 1 (number in black circle, dingbats)
&#10103;T, MDNumber 2 (number in black circle, dingbats)
&#10104;T, MDNumber 3 (number in black circle, dingbats)
&#10105;T, MDNumber 4 (number in black circle, dingbats)
&#10106;T, MDNumber 5 (number in black circle, dingbats)
&#10107;T, MDNumber 6 (number in black circle, dingbats)
&#10108;T, MDNumber 7 (number in black circle, dingbats)
&#10109;T, MDNumber 8 (number in black circle, dingbats)
&#10110;T, MDNumber 9 (number in black circle, dingbats)
&#10111;T, MDNumber 10 (number in black circle, dingbats)
&#10112;T, MDNumber 1 (number in white circle, dingbats)
&#10113;T, MDNumber 2 (number in white circle, dingbats)
&#10114;T, MDNumber 3 (number in white circle, dingbats)
&#10115;T, MDNumber 4 (number in white circle, dingbats)
&#10116;T, MDNumber 5 (number in white circle, dingbats)
&#10117;T, MDNumber 6 (number in white circle, dingbats)
&#10118;T, MDNumber 7 (number in white circle, dingbats)
&#10119;T, MDNumber 8 (number in white circle, dingbats)
&#10120;T, MDNumber 9 (number in white circle, dingbats)
&#10121;T, MDNumber 10 (number in white circle, dingbats)
&#10122;T, MDNumber 1 (bold number in black circle, dingbats)
&#10123;T, MDNumber 2 (bold number in black circle, dingbats)
&#10124;T, MDNumber 3 (bold number in black circle, dingbats)
&#10125;T, MDNumber 4 (bold number in black circle, dingbats)
&#10126;T, MDNumber 5 (bold number in black circle, dingbats)
&#10127;T, MDNumber 6 (bold number in black circle, dingbats)
&#10128;T, MDNumber 7 (bold number in black circle, dingbats)
&#10129;T, MDNumber 8 (bold number in black circle, dingbats)
&#10130;T, MDNumber 9 (bold number in black circle, dingbats)
&#10131;T, MDNumber 10 (bold number in black circle, dingbats)

HTML special characters: Dingbats stars

Stars are popular special characters. Here are some dingbats stars to use in HTML:

characterHTMLUnicodeTitle / MDdescription
& lowast;&#8727;Star from mathematics, multiplication
&#10017;Star of David
&#10022;Square filled star (dingbats)
&#10023;Square star (dingbats)
&#10025;5-sided star (dingbats)
&#10026;5-sided star in a black circle (dingbats)
&#10027;5-sided star (dingbats)
&#10028;5-sided star (dingbats)
&#10029;5-sided star (dingbats)
&#10030;5-sided star (dingbats)
&#10031;5-sided star (dingbats)
&#10032;5-sided star with shadow (dingbats)
&#10033;6-sided fat star (dingbats)
&#10034;Hexagonal star (dingbats)
&#10035;Octagonal star (dingbats)
&#10036;Octagonal star (dingbats)
&#10037;Octagonal 3D star (dingbats)
&#10038;6-sided filled star (dingbats)
&#10039;Octagonal filled star (dingbats)
&#10040;Octagonal filled, fat star (dingbats)
&#10041;12-sided, filled star (dingbats)
&#10042;16-pointed star (dingbats)
&#10043;6-sided, rounded star (dingbats)
&#10044;Hexagonal, rounded star with cavity (dingbats)
&#10045;6-cornered, rounded, fat star (dingbats)
&#10050;Octagonal star in black circle (dingbats)
&#10051;Hexagonal star with 3D effect (dingbats)
&#10057;6-cornered star with knob (dingbats)
&#10058;Octagonal sun star (dingbats)
&#10059;Octagonal fat sun star (dingbats)

HTML special characters: Dingbats other characters

More dingbats symbols that enjoy a popular status in the HTML world:

characterHTMLUnicodeTitle / MDdescription
&#9985;scissors
&#9986;scissors
&#9987;scissors
&#9988;scissors
&#9990;phone
&#9991;tape
&#9992;plane
&#9993;Letter / email
&#9996;Fiedens- / Peace-Sign
&#9997;Writing hand
&#9998;pen
&#9999;pen
&#10000;pen
&#10001;feather
&#10002;Feather (black)
&#10003;Hook special characters
&#10004;Hook special characters (bold)
&#10005;Multiplication / no
&#10006;Multiplication / no (bold)
&#10007;Voice: No.
&#10008;Voice: No (bold)
&#10009;Greek cross
&#10010;Greek cross (bold)
&#10011;Contour cross
&#10012;Contour cross (bold)
&#10013;Latin cross / deceased
&#10014;Latin cross / deceased (shadow)
&#10015;Latin cross / deceased (shadow)
&#10016;Maltese cross
&#10018;Cross with dots on the ends
&#10019;cross
&#10020;Cross with dots at the ends (bold)
&#10021;Cross made from ends of spades
&#10046;Hexagonal, black and white flower
&#10047;Pentagonal black flower
&#10048;4-petalled flower, white
&#10049;8-petalled flower, white
&#10052;Snowflake
&#10053;Snowflake
&#10054;Snowflake
&#10055;spark
&#10056;Spark (bold)
&#10061;White circle (with shadow)
&#10063;White square (with shadow on the lower right)
&#10064;White square (with shadow on top right)
&#10065;White square (with shadow on the lower right)
&#10066;White square (with shadow on top right)
&#10070;Cross made of 4 black diamonds
&#10072;Vertical line (thin)
&#10073;Vertical line (thick)
&#10074;Vertical line (bold)
&#10075;Quotation marks (bold)
&#10076;Comma (bold)
&#10077;Double quotation mark (bold)
&#10078;Double quotation mark (bold)
&#10081;Paragraph mark (bold, curved)
&#10082;Exclamation mark (bold, curved)
&#10083;Exclamation mark (bold in heart shape)
&#10084;