Entities, symbols & characters have four methods of reference: Named,Decimal,Hexadecimal, and Unicode, but only the Decimal form is reliable across browsers and platforms.
To use decimal notation encoded in UTF-8 insert <meta charset=“utf-8”>
as the first line in the <head> of your document.
The name is an acronym of Unicode Transformation Format – 8-bit. Unicode is an abbreviation of Universal Coded Character Set.
It is a Character encoding capable of encoding all characters,
1, 114, 112 in total.
It is the dominant character encoding for the world wide web, accounting for 88.9% of web pages in April 2017.