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  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd>

    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
    Anchors are used to make links to other pages.<a href="http://bcairns.ca">bcairns.ca</a>bcairns.ca
    Emphasized<em>Emphasized</em>Emphasized
    Strong<strong>Strong</strong>Strong
    Cited<cite>Cited</cite>Cited
    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
    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

    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;"
  • 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.

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  • @poploser that's completely explicable. Cheers rocks
    5 years 10 weeks ago
  • @mcrittenden I honestly find the opposite; Drupal alleviates boring "reinvent the wheel" problems so we can focus on the interesting stuff
    5 years 10 weeks ago
  • @zyphen well.. people do unusual things when they're in shock. And they've established she has messed up & conflicted feelings about Dexter
    5 years 10 weeks ago
  • @SoCoAddict you should try the Machete Order: http://t.co/00Xdvd5V
    5 years 10 weeks ago
  • @zyphen what's wrong with Dexter? Freshest new angle they've had since the show started
    5 years 10 weeks ago
  • @stadevene so back up your vehicle and run them down again
    5 years 10 weeks ago
  • @j3r3myjf you're dreaming too small. Be the first man to circumnavigate the globe in a hot tub. Might need to tow a sauna too
    5 years 10 weeks ago
  • The Liberal party wants to know my thoughts on Harper's budget. I'd prefer to share my opinion on unsolicited political surveys in the mail
    5 years 10 weeks ago
  • Ah, that magical time of the week when Office makes me quit everything so it can barf its update onto my machine
    5 years 10 weeks ago
  • The others being Richard "Dr Franklin" Biggs (44), Tim "Zathras" Choate (49), Andreas "G'Kar" Katsulas (59), Jeff "Zack" Conway (60). So sad
    5 years 10 weeks ago