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HTML - ampersand escape code

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In this short article, we would like to show how to escape ampersand characters in HTML source code.

Escaping ampersand characters in HTML source code.
Escaping ampersand characters in HTML source code.

Quick solution:

Replace &  with the & in the HTML source code.

 

Practical example

// ONLINE-RUNNER:browser;

<!doctype html>
<html>
<body>
  <p>This text contains &amp; characters.</p>
</body>
</html>

SCREENSHOT (in React / Preact / HTML it is necessary to escape ampersands same way):

When VS Code marks ampersand as error - escape required.
When VS Code marks ampersand on red as error - escape required.

See also

  1. HTML - characters that should be escaped

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  1. HTML - ampersand in HTML code
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