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HTML Emojis


What are Emojis?

Emojis are the characters from UTF-8 character set that pretty much looks like images or an icons. The character set UTF-8 includes almost all characters and symbols. The UTF-8 is specified by using <meta> tag and a charset attribute. It is placed between the <head> elements.

Note:- UTF-8 is the default character set in HTML, if we not specify it we can still use the symbols.

How to Insert Emojis in HTML Document

There are three ways to insert an image in an HTML Document.

Using Hexadecimal Code:

We can add Emojis in an HTML document by specifying the hexadecimal code of a particular Emoji. The hexadecimal code must be placed between the <span> tags. These codes must start with &#x and end with ; (semicolon).

Here is how we can insert Emojis in an HTML document using Hexadecimal code:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <meta charset = "UTF-8">
</head>
<body>
<p> This is an emoji <span>&#x1F609;</span>.</p>
</body
</html> 

Using Decimal Code

We can also add Emojis in an HTML document by specifying the decimal code of a particular Emoji. The Decimal code must be placed between the <span> tags. These codes start with &# and end with ; semicolon.

Here is how we can insert Emojis in an HTML document using Decimal code:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <meta charset = "UTF-8">
</head>
<body>
<p> This is an emoji <span>&#128521;</span>.</p>
</body
</html> 

Copy and Paste from External Source

We can also copy Emojis from external source and paste them in an HTML Document. This is the most simple and easy way to add Emojis in HTML.

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