HTML Symbols

HTML symbols allow you to add mathematical, technical, and currency symbols to a page. These symbols are generally not available on a standard keyboard. To add symbols to a page you can use HTML entity names, like € ( € ) or ∑ ( ∑ ), or use their decimal or hex equivalences.

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Example

Three euro HTML entity notations: name, decimal, and hex.
They all create the same symbol.

Display the euro symbol with: €
Display the euro symbol with: €
Display the euro symbol with: €
<div>Display the euro symbol with: &euro;</div>
<div>Display the euro symbol with: &#8364;</div>
<div>Display the euro symbol with: &#x20AC;</div>

Some Mathematical Symbols

Some mathematical symbols supported by HTML.

Char Numbers Entity Description
&#8704; &forall; FOR ALL
&#8706; &part; PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL
&#8707; &exist; THERE EXISTS
&#8709; &empty; EMPTY SETS
&#8711; &nabla; NABLA
&#8712; &isin; ELEMENT OF
&#8713; &notin; NOT AN ELEMENT OF
&#8715; &ni; CONTAINS AS MEMBER
&#8719; &prod; N-ARY PRODUCT
&#8721; &sum; N-ARY SUMMATION

For additional Math symbols see our HTML Mathematical Symbols Reference.



Some Greek Letters

Some greek letters supported by HTML.

Char Number Entity Description
Α &#913; &Alpha; GREEK CAPITAL LETTER ALPHA
Β &#914; &Beta; GREEK CAPITAL LETTER BETA
Γ &#915; &Gamma; GREEK CAPITAL LETTER GAMMA
Δ &#916; &Delta; GREEK CAPITAL LETTER DELTA
Ε &#917; &Epsilon; GREEK CAPITAL LETTER EPSILON
Ζ &#918; &Zeta; GREEK CAPITAL LETTER ZETA

For additional Greek characters see our HTML Greek Symbols Reference.


Some Other Entities

Some other common symbols supported by HTML.

Char Number Entity Description
© &#169; &copy; COPYRIGHT SIGN
® &#174; &reg; REGISTERED SIGN
&#8364;; &euro; EURO SIGN
&#8482; &trade; TRADEMARK
&#8592; &larr; LEFTWARDS ARROW
&#8593; &uarr; UPWARDS ARROW
&#8594; &rarr; RIGHTWARDS ARROW
&#8595; &darr; DOWNWARDS ARROW
&#9824; &spades; BLACK SPADE SUIT
&#9827; &clubs; BLACK CLUB SUIT
&#9829; &hearts; BLACK HEART SUIT
&#9830; &diams; BLACK DIAMOND SUIT

For additional symbols see our HTML Common Symbols Reference.


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