Introduction

This tutorial will help more as a reference guide rather than an actual step by step demonstration. As we all know, when coding for the web most characters (like < and >) will not be displayed because the computer takes in most characters as coding tools first. To work around this, we instead input a set string of characters like &lt;. We will make a list of uncommon, but very useful HTML Glyphs that will help you along the way.

Uncommon HTML Glyphs

Glyph HTML Code Output
Quotation Mark &quot;
Ampersand &amp; &
Less-Than Sign &lt; <
Greater-Than Sign &gt; >
No-Break Space &nbsp;  
Cent Sign &cent; ¢
Pound Currency Sign &pound; £
Copyright Sign &copy; ©
Registered sign &reg; ®
Degree Sign &deg; °
Plus-or-Minus Sign &plusmn; ±
Superscript Two &sup2; ²
Superscript Three &sup3; ³
Fraction One-Quarter &frac14; ¼
Fraction One-Half &frac12; ½
Fraction Three-Quarters &frac34; ¾
Inverted Question Mark &iquest; ¿
Fraction One-Quarter &frac14; ¼
Modifier Letter Circumflex &circ; ˆ
Small Tilde &tilde; ˜
Left Single Quote &lsquo;
Right Single Quote &rsquo;
Bullet &bull;
Horizontal Ellipsis &hellip;
Fraction Slash &frasl;
Asterisk &lowast;
Infinity &infin;
Approximate Equal &cong;
Not Equal &ne;
Less Than Equal To &le;
Greater Than Equal To &ge;

These are only a few of the many HTML Glyphs that you can use. If you would like the full list of Charsets or HTML Glyphs, we recommend going to the W3Schools page. You will find a full detailed list of every character available.