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Sérgio Lopes
Sérgio Lopes
371 Points

Doesn't work with accents?

I typed <h1>Sérgio</h1> but it shows an @ and another symbol on preview.

If I remove the é character, it works.

What am I doing wrong?

index.html
<h1>Sérgio </h1>

1 Answer

Erik Nuber
Erik Nuber
20,629 Points

for accents you will have to use special character codes

&eacute; 

is for the accent you are looking for.

Here is a page with a list of them

http://symbolcodes.tlt.psu.edu/web/codehtml.html

s&eacute;rgio;

seems odd but that is just how it's done.