How to use HTML5 Entities Reference

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HTML5 - Entities Reference

There are several entities reference are present in the HTML5., these are describe below

Characters Entities in HTML5

Entities are reserved character in HTML5 which have the some special meaning. For example the sign of "<" and ">" or "angle brackets" you cannot use in your text because the browser understand it as a markup
These are some special reserved character which is used as a entities in HTML5.

Symbol Description Entity Name Number Code
< less-than &lt; &#60;
> grater-than &gt; &#62;
& ampersand &amp; &#38;
' apostrophe &apos; &#39;
" quotation mark &quot &#34;

When we write element and attribute into your page that code shown by the user no processed by the browser (for example as <div id="character">)

&div id=&quot;character&quot;&gt;

There is some list and their description from that HTML5 aware and processors should support also.


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