Blogging 122: Special Characters in WordPress Easy as π

When I did the post about the µAudio Player plug-in for WordPress, it reminded me of a WordPress feature that SMUGgles might find helpful.

You don’t need to use this very often, but then again that’s why they’re called “special” characters. But occasionally you might need to insert one of them, like 

  • ©
  • ®
  • or even ∞

You access the special characters by clicking the Omega (Ω) symbol in the Visual editor when you’re writing a post. Like this:

customcharacter

When you do that, you’ll get a whole table full of choices, like this:

mu

When you make your choice, the character you click is inserted into the post.

Pretty simple, huh?

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Author: Lee Aase

Married father of six and grandfather of seven, and the Chancellor of SMUG - Social Media University, Global. By day I'm the Director of the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network. Whatever I say here is my personal opinion, and doesn't reflect the positions of my employer.

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