You Can Add Special Characters In WordPress Post Easily
September 8th, 2014 | by Ravi Chahar || 34 Comments |
You can add special characters in WordPress post easily. Have you ever thought that how many famous websites, companies have their trademark™, copyright© and many other symbols?
As you all aware that WordPress has given amazing features to use and you can also add these special characters into your WordPress post just by using special characters button from the visual editor.
How to add special character in WordPress post using visual editor?
While writing your blog post you may use visual editor shown above the post many times to adjust the font size, make few words italic, bold and much more.
You may see one row in the starting. If you want to see other buttons then click to ‘kitchen sink’. In the second row of the visual editor, you will see a special character button using which you can add special character in WordPress post.
Many beginners ask as how to add special characters in WordPress? Here is the answer to this simple question. After clicking to the special character button you will see many characters including copyright, trademark and more.
You just need to click on any symbol you want to use in your blog post. In the screenshots, you can see that many symbols are there to use. You can check your symbols in your visual editor. WordPress has shown its variation in its service and given an example with this special character button.
How to add special characters in WordPress using HTML codes?
Suppose you want to use the text editor instead of the visual editor then you have to write some codes for including any special character in it. You should know that there is no special character button in the text editor. You have to use some HTML codes to add something to your blog post. It’s somehow a techie thing to do because most of the bloggers are not aware of such type of codes.
Let me tell you some codes to use for some special characters.
For & = &
For ™ = ™
For © = ©
For € = €
For ® = ®
For £ = £
For ½ = ½
For ¶ = ¶
For µ = µ
For ¿ = ¿
There are many other special characters which can be added by you using HTML codes in your text editor.
Now it’s up to you
The choice is yours whether you want to use visual editor or text editor to add special characters in WordPress post. You will face many situations in which you will in need to use these symbols in your blog post for which you have to use special character button. I have explained it as simple it can be but still, if have any problem then I am here to help you.:)