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Friday, March 01, 2013

How to post special characters


This is how to post special characters like † ‰ ♠ ♣ ♥

1. sign into Dashboard
2. refer to LIST or to this LIST2 or for HTML entities refer to LIST3
3. type the codes for the characters where you want them.
4. click Preview to make sure the characters appear as you want them to be
5. if so, save.

For example, if you want to display <a href="X">A</a>, you will have to type the following into your post editor:

special character
and if you want to display ♠ ♣ ♥ you will have to type the following into your post editor:

spade club heart

Note that it is possible to use these HTML codes to display special characters in post titles as proven by a test - Test displaying special characters in post title.

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15 comments:

  1. This really helps a lot. I wanted to display my html code on my blog...now I can.

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  2. Anonymous6:23 AM

    hi there

    thank you for your usefull post do you know how i would add £ signs in to my blog at the moment it is coming out like this

    £10 off spectacles up to £80
    £20 off spectacles up to the value of £150
    £30 off spectacles over £150

    your help would be greatful

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  3. Thanks for your post---what a lifesaver! I searched Blogger help forever (actually for 45 minutes) for this. And subscribed to your blog :)

    Thanks again!

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  4. Hi Olivia and the others,

    Thank you for taking the time to comment and to express your appreciation. Appreciation very much appreciated.

    Peter a.k.a. enviroman
    Enviroman Says

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  5. Thanks for the post; I was able to show my code with no problem.

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  6. Thank you! Very helpful.

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  7. What is the Effect of Special Symbols when we use these in blog title?

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  8. What is the effect of Special character when we use them in blog title?

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  9. Vivek, the best way to answer your question is to test them. Now look at Test displaying special characters in post title and you will see that it is possible to display special characters in post titles using HTML codes.

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    kisses!
    Emilia

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  12. nice post, helpfull

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