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  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Allowed BBCode tags:

    Tag descriptionYou TypeYou Get
    [abbr]
    Identifies the content as an abbreviation and displays the full meaning in a tooltip.
    [abbr=et cetera]etc.[/abbr]etc.
    [acronym]
    Puts a tooltip over the contained text, which displays the full meaning of the acronym.
    [acronym=PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor]PHP[/acronym]PHP
    [b]
    Bold text
    [b]bold[/b]bold
    [center]
    Aligns text in the center.
    [center]Centered text[/center]

    Centered text

    [code]
    Formats the content text as code, in Monospace and with a grey box around it. BBCode tags within this tag will not be parsed.
    [code]def fib (n):
    a, b = 0, 1
    for i in xrange(n):
    a, b = b, a + 1
    return a[/code]
    def fib (n): a, b = 0, 1 for i in xrange(n): a, b = b, a + 1 return a
    [color]
    Changes the color. You may enter a color word (red) or a hex code with hash sign (#ff0)
    [color=#f80]Orange text[/color]Orange text
    [define]
    Formats a definition list.
    [define]
    --verbose:This will start the program with full debug messages.
    --in=IN:This will set the input file to IN.
    --out=OUT:This will write output to OUT.
    [/define]
    --verbose
    This will start the program with full debug messages.
    --in=IN
    This will set the input file to IN.
    --out=OUT
    This will write output to OUT.
    [font]
    Changes the font of the text.
    [font=arial]Text[/font]Text
    [h1]
    Level 1 heading. You may want to restrict access to the level 1 and level 2 headings for ordinary users.
    [h1]Title[/h1]

    Title

    [h2]
    Level 2 heading. Use this as the top level on non-node content, as level 1 is used by the site header.
    [h2]Volume[/h2]

    Volume

    [h3]
    Level 3 heading. Use this as the top level within nodes as levels 1 and 2 are used by the site and node title.
    [h3]Chapter[/h3]

    Chapter

    [h4]
    Level 4 heading.
    [h4]Section[/h4]

    Section

    [h5]
    Level 5 heading.
    [h5]Sub-section[/h5]
    Sub-section
    [h6]
    Level 6 heading.
    [h6]Sub-sub-section[/h6]
    Sub-sub-section
    [hr]
    Horizontal divider.
    [hr]
    [i]
    Italic text
    [i]italic[/i]italic
    [img]
    Displays a picture. The size may be set by entering widthxheight as the only option.
    [img=65x73]
    /themes/bartik/logo.png
    [/img]
    IMAGE(
/themes/bartik/logo.png
)
    [justify]
    Aligns text as a justified block.
    [justify]Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.[/justify]

    Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.

    [left]
    Aligns text on the left side.
    [left]Left-aligned text[/left]

    Left-aligned text

    [node]
    Links to a certain node. Unlike a [url] tag, this is passed through the linking function and returns the alias of the node.
    [node=1]Node #1[/node]Node #1
    [php]
    This colors the syntax of PHP code using the in-built PHP highlighting library.
    [php]<?php
    echo 'Hello World' . 5 . $variable;
    ?>[/php]
    <?php
     
    echo 'Hello World' $variable;
    ?>
    [quote]
    Formats a quote.
    [quote]This text is quoted.[/quote]
    This text is quoted.
    [right]
    Aligns text on the right side.
    [right]Right-aligned text[/right]

    Right-aligned text

    [s]
    Stricken-through text
    [s]this sentence is false[/s]this sentence is false
    [size]
    Changes the text size. This requires the unit (pt, px, em) of the size.
    [size=16pt]Text[/size]Text
    [sub]
    Sets text to be smaller and below the line.
    a[sub]i,j[/sub]ai,j
    [sup]
    Sets text to be set smaller and above the line.
    x[sup]2[/sup]x2
    [u]
    Underlined text
    [u]underlined[/u]underlined
    [url]
    Formats a Hyperlink.
    [url=http://drupal.org]Drupal.org[/url]Drupal.org
    [wikipedia]
    Formats a link to Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
    [wikipedia]Drupal[/wikipedia]Drupal
    [youtube]
    Embed a Youtube video.
    [youtube=224x126]rF1X12PE6PY[/youtube]
    [clrfloat]
    Clears any float; Layout will start below last float
    [clrfloat]
    [imgfloatleft]
    Causes Image to float to the left and other elements to flow around. Optional margin value.
    [imgfloatleft margin=5]//i.imgur.com/GPlPG8m.jpg[/imgfloatleft]
    [imgfloatright]
    Causes Image to float to the left and other elements to flow around. Optional margin value.
    [imgfloatright margin=5]//i.imgur.com/GPlPG8m.jpg[/imgfloatleft][imgfloatright margin=5]//i.imgur.com/GPlPG8m.jpg[/imgfloatleft]
    [imgr]
    Responsive image tag
    [imgr]http://scontent-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/t1/s720x720/1010632_632011853518771_73197940_n.png[/imgr]Null
    [tube]
    Responsive you tube embed. Will expand to fill container and shrink down as page needs.
    [tube]uG6CFhTEA24[/tube]
    [list]
    Formats a list of items in the default style.
    [list][*] fruit
    [**] apples
    [**] bananas
    [*] animals
    [**] cat
    [**] dog[/list]
    1. fruit
      1. apples
      2. bananas
    2. animals
      1. cat
      2. dog
    [ol]
    Formats a numbered list of items.
    [ol][*] fruit
    [**] apples
    [**] bananas
    [*] animals
    [**] cat
    [**] dog[/ol]
    1. fruit
      1. apples
      2. bananas
    2. animals
      1. cat
      2. dog
    [ul]
    Formats a non-numbered list of items.
    [ul][*] fruit
    [**] apples
    [**] bananas
    [*] animals
    [**] cat
    [**] dog[/ul]
    • fruit
      • apples
      • bananas
    • animals
      • cat
      • dog
  • Lines and paragraphs are automatically recognized. The <br /> line break, <p> paragraph and </p> close paragraph tags are inserted automatically. If paragraphs are not recognized simply add a couple blank lines.

Filtered HTML

  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <p> <img> <h1> <h2> <h3> <h4> <h5> <br> <a> <em> <strike> <strong> <cite> <hr> <blockquote> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd><!--><hr>

    This site allows HTML content. While learning all of HTML may feel intimidating, learning how to use a very small number of the most basic HTML "tags" is very easy. This table provides examples for each tag that is enabled on this site.

    For more information see W3C's HTML Specifications or use your favorite search engine to find other sites that explain HTML.

    Tag DescriptionYou TypeYou Get
    By default paragraph tags are automatically added, so use this tag to add additional ones.<p>Paragraph one.</p> <p>Paragraph two.</p>

    Paragraph one.

    Paragraph two.

    No help provided for tag img.
    Heading<h1>Title</h1>

    Title

    Heading<h2>Subtitle</h2>

    Subtitle

    Heading<h3>Subtitle three</h3>

    Subtitle three

    Heading<h4>Subtitle four</h4>

    Subtitle four

    Heading<h5>Subtitle five</h5>
    Subtitle five
    By default line break tags are automatically added, so use this tag to add additional ones. Use of this tag is different because it is not used with an open/close pair like all the others. Use the extra " /" inside the tag to maintain XHTML 1.0 compatibilityText with <br />line breakText with
    line break
    Anchors are used to make links to other pages.<a href="https://newsroom.citizenstarnews.com">Citizen Star Newsroom</a>Citizen Star Newsroom
    Emphasized<em>Emphasized</em>Emphasized
    No help provided for tag strike.
    Strong<strong>Strong</strong>Strong
    Cited<cite>Cited</cite>Cited
    No help provided for tag hr.
    Block quoted<blockquote>Block quoted</blockquote>
    Block quoted
    Coded text used to show programming source code<code>Coded</code>Coded
    Unordered list - use the <li> to begin each list item<ul> <li>First item</li> <li>Second item</li> </ul>
    • First item
    • Second item
    Ordered list - use the <li> to begin each list item<ol> <li>First item</li> <li>Second item</li> </ol>
    1. First item
    2. Second item
    No help provided for tag li.
    Definition lists are similar to other HTML lists. <dl> begins the definition list, <dt> begins the definition term and <dd> begins the definition description.<dl> <dt>First term</dt> <dd>First definition</dd> <dt>Second term</dt> <dd>Second definition</dd> </dl>
    First term
    First definition
    Second term
    Second definition
    No help provided for tag dt.
    No help provided for tag dd.
    No help provided for tag hr.

    Most unusual characters can be directly entered without any problems.

    If you do encounter problems, try using HTML character entities. A common example looks like &amp; for an ampersand & character. For a full list of entities see HTML's entities page. Some of the available characters include:

    Character DescriptionYou TypeYou Get
    Ampersand&amp;&
    Greater than&gt;>
    Less than&lt;<
    Quotation mark&quot;"
  • Allowed BBCode tags:

    Tag descriptionYou TypeYou Get
    [abbr]
    Identifies the content as an abbreviation and displays the full meaning in a tooltip.
    [abbr=et cetera]etc.[/abbr]etc.
    [acronym]
    Puts a tooltip over the contained text, which displays the full meaning of the acronym.
    [acronym=PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor]PHP[/acronym]PHP
    [b]
    Bold text
    [b]bold[/b]bold
    [center]
    Aligns text in the center.
    [center]Centered text[/center]

    Centered text

    [code]
    Formats the content text as code, in Monospace and with a grey box around it. BBCode tags within this tag will not be parsed.
    [code]def fib (n):
    a, b = 0, 1
    for i in xrange(n):
    a, b = b, a + 1
    return a[/code]
    def fib (n): a, b = 0, 1 for i in xrange(n): a, b = b, a + 1 return a
    [color]
    Changes the color. You may enter a color word (red) or a hex code with hash sign (#ff0)
    [color=#f80]Orange text[/color]Orange text
    [define]
    Formats a definition list.
    [define]
    --verbose:This will start the program with full debug messages.
    --in=IN:This will set the input file to IN.
    --out=OUT:This will write output to OUT.
    [/define]
    --verbose
    This will start the program with full debug messages.
    --in=IN
    This will set the input file to IN.
    --out=OUT
    This will write output to OUT.
    [font]
    Changes the font of the text.
    [font=arial]Text[/font]Text
    [h1]
    Level 1 heading. You may want to restrict access to the level 1 and level 2 headings for ordinary users.
    [h1]Title[/h1]

    Title

    [h2]
    Level 2 heading. Use this as the top level on non-node content, as level 1 is used by the site header.
    [h2]Volume[/h2]

    Volume

    [h3]
    Level 3 heading. Use this as the top level within nodes as levels 1 and 2 are used by the site and node title.
    [h3]Chapter[/h3]

    Chapter

    [h4]
    Level 4 heading.
    [h4]Section[/h4]

    Section

    [h5]
    Level 5 heading.
    [h5]Sub-section[/h5]
    Sub-section
    [h6]
    Level 6 heading.
    [h6]Sub-sub-section[/h6]
    Sub-sub-section
    [hr]
    Horizontal divider.
    [hr]
    [i]
    Italic text
    [i]italic[/i]italic
    [img]
    Displays a picture. The size may be set by entering widthxheight as the only option.
    [img=65x73]
    /themes/bartik/logo.png
    [/img]
    IMAGE(
/themes/bartik/logo.png
)
    [justify]
    Aligns text as a justified block.
    [justify]Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.[/justify]

    Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.

    [left]
    Aligns text on the left side.
    [left]Left-aligned text[/left]

    Left-aligned text

    [node]
    Links to a certain node. Unlike a [url] tag, this is passed through the linking function and returns the alias of the node.
    [node=1]Node #1[/node]Node #1
    [php]
    This colors the syntax of PHP code using the in-built PHP highlighting library.
    [php]<?php
    echo 'Hello World' . 5 . $variable;
    ?>[/php]
    <?php
     
    echo 'Hello World' $variable;
    ?>
    [quote]
    Formats a quote.
    [quote]This text is quoted.[/quote]
    This text is quoted.
    [right]
    Aligns text on the right side.
    [right]Right-aligned text[/right]

    Right-aligned text

    [s]
    Stricken-through text
    [s]this sentence is false[/s]this sentence is false
    [size]
    Changes the text size. This requires the unit (pt, px, em) of the size.
    [size=16pt]Text[/size]Text
    [sub]
    Sets text to be smaller and below the line.
    a[sub]i,j[/sub]ai,j
    [sup]
    Sets text to be set smaller and above the line.
    x[sup]2[/sup]x2
    [u]
    Underlined text
    [u]underlined[/u]underlined
    [url]
    Formats a Hyperlink.
    [url=http://drupal.org]Drupal.org[/url]Drupal.org
    [wikipedia]
    Formats a link to Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
    [wikipedia]Drupal[/wikipedia]Drupal
    [youtube]
    Embed a Youtube video.
    [youtube=224x126]rF1X12PE6PY[/youtube]
    [clrfloat]
    Clears any float; Layout will start below last float
    [clrfloat]
    [imgfloatleft]
    Causes Image to float to the left and other elements to flow around. Optional margin value.
    [imgfloatleft margin=5]//i.imgur.com/GPlPG8m.jpg[/imgfloatleft]
    [imgfloatright]
    Causes Image to float to the left and other elements to flow around. Optional margin value.
    [imgfloatright margin=5]//i.imgur.com/GPlPG8m.jpg[/imgfloatleft][imgfloatright margin=5]//i.imgur.com/GPlPG8m.jpg[/imgfloatleft]
    [imgr]
    Responsive image tag
    [imgr]http://scontent-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/t1/s720x720/1010632_632011853518771_73197940_n.png[/imgr]Null
    [tube]
    Responsive you tube embed. Will expand to fill container and shrink down as page needs.
    [tube]uG6CFhTEA24[/tube]
    [list]
    Formats a list of items in the default style.
    [list][*] fruit
    [**] apples
    [**] bananas
    [*] animals
    [**] cat
    [**] dog[/list]
    1. fruit
      1. apples
      2. bananas
    2. animals
      1. cat
      2. dog
    [ol]
    Formats a numbered list of items.
    [ol][*] fruit
    [**] apples
    [**] bananas
    [*] animals
    [**] cat
    [**] dog[/ol]
    1. fruit
      1. apples
      2. bananas
    2. animals
      1. cat
      2. dog
    [ul]
    Formats a non-numbered list of items.
    [ul][*] fruit
    [**] apples
    [**] bananas
    [*] animals
    [**] cat
    [**] dog[/ul]
    • fruit
      • apples
      • bananas
    • animals
      • cat
      • dog
  • Lines and paragraphs are automatically recognized. The <br /> line break, <p> paragraph and </p> close paragraph tags are inserted automatically. If paragraphs are not recognized simply add a couple blank lines.

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs are automatically recognized. The <br /> line break, <p> paragraph and </p> close paragraph tags are inserted automatically. If paragraphs are not recognized simply add a couple blank lines.