HTML escape characters

This is not really long or comprehensive post – just a link to something that is a good reference (for myself or others when I’m too lazy to do a Google/Bing search hehe)

Lots of people including developers forget that not all characters in an HTML document will be displayed the same way – in different ‘locales’, regions etc. This is because the standard/default character sets most people use is still plain ASCII (ya thanks for the yanks hehe) The correct way is to ‘escape’ the characters properly. Here is a list of such characters.


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