Technical information

Symbol
Nameblack star
Unicode numberU+2605
CategoryStarsStars

Encoding

HTML Entity★
HTML Entity (hex)★
HTML Entity (named)
URL Escape Code%E2%98%85
UTF-8 (hex)0xE2 0x98 0x85
UTF-8 (binary)11100010:10011000:10000101
UTF-160x2605
UTF-320x00002605

Source Code

C, C++, and Java"\u2605"
CSS Code\2605
JavaScript"\u2605"
Perl\x{2605}
Python 2u"\u2605"
Python 3\u2605
Ruby\u{2605}

Preview

This Unicode character looks like this ★ in sentence and in bold like this and in italic like this .

Font size:

12px
16px
20px
28px
36px
48px
72px

CSS Property: font-weight

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HTML Forms and Input

input
Disabled input
input-group
select
button
button

Code examples in HTML and CSS

<span>&#9733;</span>

            
span {
    content: "\2605";
}

The symbol in different fonts

-apple-system
Apple Color Emoji
Arial
BlinkMacSystemFont
Courier New
Georgia
Droid Sans
Helvetica
Noto Sans
Oxygen
Roboto
"Segoe UI"
sans-serif
Segoe UI Emoji
Segoe UI Symbol
system-ui
Times New Roman
Ubuntu
Verdana

References