HTML Encode Online

An online tool for HTML encoding a string.


Understanding HTML Encoding

What is HTML Encode?

HTML encoding replaces special characters in HTML such as <,> with reserved HTML entities that are recognized by the HTML engine. Most common cases of using HTML encoding is when you want to display HTML special characters as text in your HTML element content. For example, if you want to display < within your div element, you need to encode (or escape) < character by replacing it with <.

Reserved entities, symbols and characters in HTML :
Character Entity name Description
" &quot; quotation mark
' &apos; apostrophe 
& &amp; ampersand
< &lt; less-than
> &gt; greater-than
  &nbsp; non-breaking space
¡ &iexcl; inverted exclamation mark
¢ &cent; cent
£ &pound; pound
¤ &curren; currency
¥ &yen; yen
¦ &brvbar; broken vertical bar
§ &sect; section
¨ &uml; spacing diaeresis
© &copy; copyright
ª &ordf; feminine ordinal indicator
« &laquo; angle quotation mark (left)
¬ &not; negation
­ &shy; soft hyphen
® &reg; registered trademark
¯ &macr; spacing macron
° &deg; degree
± &plusmn; plus-or-minus 
² &sup2; superscript 2
³ &sup3; superscript 3
´ &acute; spacing acute
µ &micro; micro
&para; paragraph
· &middot; middle dot
¸ &cedil; spacing cedilla
¹ &sup1; superscript 1
º &ordm; masculine ordinal indicator
» &raquo; angle quotation mark (right)
¼ &frac14; fraction 1/4
½ &frac12; fraction 1/2
¾ &frac34; fraction 3/4
¿ &iquest; inverted question mark
× &times; multiplication
÷ &divide; division
À &Agrave; capital a, grave accent
Á &Aacute; capital a, acute accent
 &Acirc; capital a, circumflex accent
à &Atilde; capital a, tilde
Ä &Auml; capital a, umlaut mark
Å &Aring; capital a, ring
Æ &AElig; capital ae
Ç &Ccedil; capital c, cedilla
È &Egrave; capital e, grave accent
É &Eacute; capital e, acute accent
Ê &Ecirc; capital e, circumflex accent
Ë &Euml; capital e, umlaut mark
Ì &Igrave; capital i, grave accent
Í &Iacute; capital i, acute accent
Î &Icirc; capital i, circumflex accent
Ï &Iuml; capital i, umlaut mark
Ð &ETH; capital eth, Icelandic
Ñ &Ntilde; capital n, tilde
Ò &Ograve; capital o, grave accent
Ó &Oacute; capital o, acute accent
Ô &Ocirc; capital o, circumflex accent
Õ &Otilde; capital o, tilde
Ö &Ouml; capital o, umlaut mark
Ø &Oslash; capital o, slash
Ù &Ugrave; capital u, grave accent
Ú &Uacute; capital u, acute accent
Û &Ucirc; capital u, circumflex accent
Ü &Uuml; capital u, umlaut mark
Ý &Yacute; capital y, acute accent
Þ &THORN; capital THORN, Icelandic
ß &szlig; small sharp s, German
à &agrave; small a, grave accent
á &aacute; small a, acute accent
â &acirc; small a, circumflex accent
ã &atilde; small a, tilde
ä &auml; small a, umlaut mark
å &aring; small a, ring
æ &aelig; small ae
ç &ccedil; small c, cedilla
è &egrave; small e, grave accent
é &eacute; small e, acute accent
ê &ecirc; small e, circumflex accent
ë &euml; small e, umlaut mark
ì &igrave; small i, grave accent
í &iacute; small i, acute accent
î &icirc; small i, circumflex accent
ï &iuml; small i, umlaut mark
ð &eth; small eth, Icelandic
ñ &ntilde; small n, tilde
ò &ograve; small o, grave accent
ó &oacute; small o, acute accent
ô &ocirc; small o, circumflex accent
õ &otilde; small o, tilde
ö &ouml; small o, umlaut mark
ø &oslash; small o, slash
ù &ugrave; small u, grave accent
ú &uacute; small u, acute accent
û &ucirc; small u, circumflex accent
ü &uuml; small u, umlaut mark
ý &yacute; small y, acute accent
þ &thorn; small thorn, Icelandic
ÿ &yuml; small y, umlaut mark