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HTML Special Characters and Symbols

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Express Yourself Online with Special HTML Characters and Symbols

If you want to do more with your online correspondence, spice it up by using "dingbats", or special picture characters that you can integrate into your text.

Give your email, status updates, and community posts...

⋆★ STAR POWER! ★⋆

The following is a list of characters that you can simply copy and paste into your Twitter tweets, Facebook status messages, and more!

Arrows

► ◄ ← ↑ → ↓ ☚ ☛ ☜ ☝ ☞ ☟

Card Suits

♠ ♣ ♥ ♦

Chess Pieces

♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟

Crosses

☩ ☨ ☦ ✙ ✚ ✛ ✜ ✝ ✞ ✠

Flowers

❀ ✿ ❁ ✾

Miscellaneous

✈ ✂ ✄ ✓ ☮ ✌ ☯ ☠ ☢ ☣ ☎ ✆ ⌛ ⌚

Music

♪ ♫ ♩ ♬ ♭ ♮ ♯

Stars, Sparkles, Snowflakes, and Smilies

☺ ☻ ✡ ★ ☆ ⋆ ✩ ✮ ✯ ✰ ❇ ❈ ❅ ❄ ❆

Vertical Bars

❘ ❙ ❚

Weather

☼ ☀ ☁ ☂ ☃ ☄

Writing

✉ ✍ ✎ ✏

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techgadgeteer on August 28, 2013:

@Jessica Holbrook: you can try adding it as an image

Jessica from Southern Indiana on August 16, 2013:

How did you get these displayed on Squidoo? I am trying to add a star to my lens and I am getting ★ instead!

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anonymous on August 14, 2013:

It can be even simpler to add special characters to your tweets. The site FourFollow.com has a special character editor for posting your tweets with lots of symbols. It lets you add special characters to your tweets with a single click.

anonymous on April 21, 2013:

great lens

TonfaGuy on December 09, 2012:

interesting idea..

thanks

TonfaGuy

Gregory Moore from Louisville, KY on October 23, 2012:

Pretty cool. What a great way to jazz up your tweets and status updates!

Gregory Moore from Louisville, KY on October 23, 2012:

Pretty cool. What a great way to jazz up your tweets and status updates!

evitaa on May 23, 2012:

Awesome. Thanks Dan.

RodLambert on December 13, 2011:

very impressive. This seems like a new trend that I might begin to follow.

Steven Cousley from Young, NSW, Australia on November 13, 2011:

Very useful. I can impress (or annoy) my family with new found geekinesss

anonymous on October 11, 2011:

Thanks. Very informative.

lesliesinclair on September 03, 2011:

I don't know about this..........maybe it's just an age thing.

nagiracbe on June 15, 2011:

Good collection of symbols. Chess pieces are the new one i am seeing here. Symbols are the great way to express our feelings. Thanks. ASP.NET Hosting

anonymous on December 07, 2009:

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