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WEBFI-WordPress-How to Add Special Characters in WordPress Posts



Some sites have trademark, copyright, and registered symbols in their articles for informing users. These are great for sites but as there is no button on a keyboard for these icons it can be difficult for beginners to use them. In this video, we will show you how to add special characters in WordPress posts.

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http://www.wpbeginner.com/beginners-guide/how-to-add-special-characters-in-wordpress-posts/

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Summary of this Tutorial:

From the admin area go to a post or page you want one of these added to.

Ensure you have two rows of icons using the kitchen sink button.

Click the omega sign in the visual Editor and it will open the special character window.

Choose the one you want and it will be added to your post.

If you want to use the text editor you will need to add the entity number from the page below to add what you want.

Related Links:

Character reference chart

http://dev.w3.org/html5/html-author/charref

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2 Comments

  • Solving Tornadoes on September 16, 2014

    Excellent, simple, fast, insightful.

  • NordicPole on March 23, 2017

    This doesn't work! I can't believe that WordPress after after all the years and all the users still has this bug. Yes, you can click on special character palette kitchen sink, as shown in this video, and insert all sorts of symbols into the text you're working on, BUT as soon as you click on Preview or Save Draft on the right of the panel, ALL special characters turn into question marks (and show as question marks in the Preview) and all the effort is lost forever!

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