Nick - 2 months ago 19

HTML Question

Is the proper HTML entity for giving dimensions

`×`

`2" x 3"`

In my code I've been using

`2″ × 3″`

Answer

`×`

- Unicode:
`U+00D7 MULTIPLICATION SIGN`

- HTML:
`×`

,`×`

- CSS:
`\00d7`

See the Wikipedia article about the multiplication sign:

In mathematics, the symbol × (read as times or multiplied by) is primarily used to denote the […]

- Geometric dimension of an object, such as noting that a room is 10×12 feet in area.

Depending on the context, the `math`

element (for MathML) element could be of use.