Apparently this is the set of escape characters to use

About: Hypertext Markup Language - 2.0 - The HTML Coded Character Set

Note   ' Apostrophe

Thing is that apostrophe is not normally escaped in HTML as it can be rendered just as ' and needs of no escaping. However it will not go through some of my SQL commands into the DB,  hense i  have escaped it now with '

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  1. html
  2. characters
  3. escape sequence

Comments


Seth says
However these are frequently used instead


lt &lt; Less than sign <
gt &gt; Greater than sign >
amp  &amp; Ampersand  &
quot &quot; Double quote sign "
  &nbsp;    
  &reg;   ?
  &copy;   ?
  &ensp;  
  &emsp;  


Seth says
We may still have a problem with the Atom XML feed ... see xml_escape_chars.htm

Seth says
Escaped characters are not comming out correctly at Bloglines

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