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3.6 Entities

3.6 HTML Entities

Some characters are reserved in HTML. If you use the less than(<)or greater than(>) signs in your text the browser might mix them with tags. Character entities are used to display reserved characters in HTML.

To display a less than sign(<) we must write:&lt; or &#60;

Character Entity Reference Chart:

<!DOCTYPE html>

<html>
   <head>
       <meta charset="utf-8">
       <title> Entities</title>
    </head>

  <body>
     <p> some &nbsp; text</p>
      <p> some &#160; text</p>
       <p>4 &lt; 5</p>
        <p> Facebook &copy;</p>
    </body>
  </html>

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