Javascript based iso-8859-1, iso-8879 text/character to HTML entity conversion

The "source code" of a web page should use named HTML characters for special characters with accents. The characters < and > need to be encoded to avoid conflict with html tags which are using those. Example: é will become &eacute; in the HTML source file.

Enter in the box below the plain text and then press "convert to html" to obtain the encoded text which you can copy/paste to your html file.

Note that this form supports the full range of characters from unicode character range 0xA1 to 0x2666 but it will use numerical encoding for those characters where no HTML entity is defined (e.g Russian).

Encoded output (copy/paste this into the html source code):

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See for more information regarding named HTML character entities.

© Guido Socher, version 2014-09-17