HTML Encoder

Encode text or a file as HTML-encoded text, using just your browser. View the encoded value or download it as a file. (You can use our client-side HTML decoder to try it out!)

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This encoder runs entirely in the browser—it does not send any data to any server for encoding. Learn more.
What is HTML Encoding?

HTML Encoding is a way of ensuring text will be accurately shown by a browser.

The process of ‘HTML encoding’ involves replacing certain characters (such as < and >) with a particular ‘escape sequence’ of characters that a browser knows how to display and that don’ interfere with browser rendering.

Wikipedia has a good expalanation of character encodings and how some characters should be represented in HTML.

Load the data to HTML–encode from a file, then press the ‘Encode’ button:


Alternatively, type or paste in the text you want to HTML–encode, then press the ‘Encode’ button.