Posted By: Anonymous
I have some XML text that I wish to render in an HTML page. This text contains an ampersand, which I want to render in its entity representation:
How do I escape this ampersand in the source XML? I tried
&, but this is decoded as the actual ampersand character (
&), which is invalid in HTML.
So I want to escape it in such a way that it will be rendered as
& in the web page that uses the XML output.
When your XML contains
&amp;, this will result in the text
When you use that in HTML, that will be rendered as