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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><s><blockquote><br><br /><p>

    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://domesticat.net">domesticat.net</a>domesticat.net
    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
    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 s.
    Block quoted<blockquote>Block quoted</blockquote>
    Block quoted
    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
    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
    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.

    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.
  • Insert Flickr images: [flickr-photo:id=7357144724,size=m] or [flickr-photoset:id=72157594262419167,size=s].
    Common sizes:
    s : small square 75
    t : thumbnail, 100 on longest side
    q : big square 150
    m : small, 240 on longest side
    n : small, 320 on longest side
    - : medium, 500 on longest side
    If wrong size is used, check if size exists on Flickr > Actions > View all sizes. The size parameter can be one of the following:
    • s — (Square) s: 75 px square
    • t — (Thumbnail) t: 100 px on longest side
    • q — (Large Square) q: 150 px square
    • m — (Small) m: 240 px on longest side
    • n — (Small 320) n: 320 px on longest side
    • - — (Medium) -: 500 px on longest side
    • z — (Medium 640) z: 640 px on longest side
    • c — (Medium 800) c: 800 px on longest side
    • b — (Large) b: 1024 px on longest side
    • h — (Large 1600) h: 1600 px on longest side
    • k — (Large 2048) k: 2048 px on longest side
    • o — (Original) o: Original image
  • If you include a textual smiley in your post (see chart below), it will be replaced by a graphical smiley.
    SmileyAcronyms
    *aggressive**aggressive* >:o >:O >+O >:o >+o :-@ :angry:
    *kiss3**kiss3* *KISSING*
    *mamba**mamba* *WASSUP* *SUP* *MAMBA* :MAMBA:
    *preved**preved* *HELLO* *PREVED* *PRIVET* *HI*
    *air_kiss**air_kiss* *KISSED*
    *biggrin**biggrin* :-D :D +D =D :biggrin:
    *ok**ok* *OK*
    *i-m_so_happy**i-m_so_happy* *HAPPY* :happy: :HAPPY: :Happy: ^^
    *stop**stop* *STOP* :stop:
    *secret**secret* :-X :-x X: x: :-# :# :secret:
    *crazy**crazy* *CRAZY* :crazy:
    *yahoo**yahoo* *YAHOO* *YAHOO!* :YAHOO: :yahoo:
    *dance4**dance4* *DANCE* :dance:
    *wink**wink* ;-) ;) ^_~ :wink:
    *pleasantry**pleasantry* *db* :db:
    *new_russian**new_russian* \m/ \M/
    *diablo**diablo* ]:-> }:-> ]:> }:> >:-] >:] (6) :diablo: *DIABLO*
    *dirol**dirol* 8-) 8) B) :COOL: :cool:
    *ROFL**ROFL* *ROFL* :ROFL: :rofl: :-)))) :-))))) :-)))))) :)))) :))))) :)))))) =)))) =))))) =))))))
    *lol**lol* *LOL* :-)) :)) =)) +)) :-))) :))) :lol:
    *yes3**yes3* *YES*
    *drinks**drinks* *DRINK* :drink:
    *wacko**wacko* %) %-) :-$ :$ :wacko: :WACKO:
    *cray2**cray2* :'( :'-(
    *kiss2**kiss2* :-* :* :-{} :{} +{} ={} ^.^ :kiss: *KISS*
    *music2**music2* [:-} [:} [:-}
    *beee**beee* :-\ :-/ :\ :-\
    *blush**blush* :-[ :[ ;'> ;-. :blush:
    *shok**shok* =-O =O =-o =0 O_O O_o o_O O_0 o_0 0_O 0_o
    *smile**smile* :-) :) +) =) :smile:
    *bomb**bomb* @=
    *mosking**mosking* *JOKINGLY* 8P 8p
    *scratch_one-s_head**scratch_one-s_head* *SCRATCH*
    *bad**bad* :-! :! :-~ ;-~ :(~ +(~ =(~ :bad:
    *good**good* :GOOD: :good: *GOOD* *THUMBS_UP*
    *clapping**clapping* *BRAVO* :BRAVO: :bravo: :clapping:
    *fool**fool* :-| :| =| :-|
    *mail1**mail1* *WRITE* *MAIL*
    *give_rose**give_rose* @}->-- @}-:-- @>}--,-`--- (F) (f) @}->--
    *sad**sad* :-( :( +( =( :-(( :(( +(( =(( :sad:
    *sorry2**sorry2* *SORRY* :sorry:
    *angel**angel* O:-) O:) O+) O=) 0:-) 0:) 0+) 0=) (A) (a)
    *nea**nea* *NO* *NO*
    *dash1**dash1* *DASH* *WALL*
    *unknw**unknw* *DONT_KNOW* *UNKNOWN* :HZ: :hz:
  • Each email address will be obfuscated in a human readable fashion or (if JavaScript is enabled) replaced with a spamproof clickable link.
  • Typogrify.module brings the typographic refinements of Typogrify to Drupal.
    • Wraps ampersands (the “&” character) with <span class="amp">&</span>.
    • Prevents single words from wrapping onto their own line using Shaun Inman's Widont technique.
    • Converts straight quotation marks to typographer's quotation marks, using SmartyPants.
    • Wraps initial quotation marks with <span class="quo"></span> or <span class="dquo"></span>.
    • Converts multiple hyphens to en dashes and em dashes (according to your preferences), using SmartyPants.
    • Wraps multiple capital letters with <span class="caps">CAPS</span>.
    • Adds a css style sheet that uses the <span> tags to substitute a showy ampersand in headlines, switch caps to small caps, and hang initial quotation marks.

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  • If you include a textual smiley in your post (see chart below), it will be replaced by a graphical smiley.
    SmileyAcronyms
    *aggressive**aggressive* >:o >:O >+O >:o >+o :-@ :angry:
    *kiss3**kiss3* *KISSING*
    *mamba**mamba* *WASSUP* *SUP* *MAMBA* :MAMBA:
    *preved**preved* *HELLO* *PREVED* *PRIVET* *HI*
    *air_kiss**air_kiss* *KISSED*
    *biggrin**biggrin* :-D :D +D =D :biggrin:
    *ok**ok* *OK*
    *i-m_so_happy**i-m_so_happy* *HAPPY* :happy: :HAPPY: :Happy: ^^
    *stop**stop* *STOP* :stop:
    *secret**secret* :-X :-x X: x: :-# :# :secret:
    *crazy**crazy* *CRAZY* :crazy:
    *yahoo**yahoo* *YAHOO* *YAHOO!* :YAHOO: :yahoo:
    *dance4**dance4* *DANCE* :dance:
    *wink**wink* ;-) ;) ^_~ :wink:
    *pleasantry**pleasantry* *db* :db:
    *new_russian**new_russian* \m/ \M/
    *diablo**diablo* ]:-> }:-> ]:> }:> >:-] >:] (6) :diablo: *DIABLO*
    *dirol**dirol* 8-) 8) B) :COOL: :cool:
    *ROFL**ROFL* *ROFL* :ROFL: :rofl: :-)))) :-))))) :-)))))) :)))) :))))) :)))))) =)))) =))))) =))))))
    *lol**lol* *LOL* :-)) :)) =)) +)) :-))) :))) :lol:
    *yes3**yes3* *YES*
    *drinks**drinks* *DRINK* :drink:
    *wacko**wacko* %) %-) :-$ :$ :wacko: :WACKO:
    *cray2**cray2* :'( :'-(
    *kiss2**kiss2* :-* :* :-{} :{} +{} ={} ^.^ :kiss: *KISS*
    *music2**music2* [:-} [:} [:-}
    *beee**beee* :-\ :-/ :\ :-\
    *blush**blush* :-[ :[ ;'> ;-. :blush:
    *shok**shok* =-O =O =-o =0 O_O O_o o_O O_0 o_0 0_O 0_o
    *smile**smile* :-) :) +) =) :smile:
    *bomb**bomb* @=
    *mosking**mosking* *JOKINGLY* 8P 8p
    *scratch_one-s_head**scratch_one-s_head* *SCRATCH*
    *bad**bad* :-! :! :-~ ;-~ :(~ +(~ =(~ :bad:
    *good**good* :GOOD: :good: *GOOD* *THUMBS_UP*
    *clapping**clapping* *BRAVO* :BRAVO: :bravo: :clapping:
    *fool**fool* :-| :| =| :-|
    *mail1**mail1* *WRITE* *MAIL*
    *give_rose**give_rose* @}->-- @}-:-- @>}--,-`--- (F) (f) @}->--
    *sad**sad* :-( :( +( =( :-(( :(( +(( =(( :sad:
    *sorry2**sorry2* *SORRY* :sorry:
    *angel**angel* O:-) O:) O+) O=) 0:-) 0:) 0+) 0=) (A) (a)
    *nea**nea* *NO* *NO*
    *dash1**dash1* *DASH* *WALL*
    *unknw**unknw* *DONT_KNOW* *UNKNOWN* :HZ: :hz:
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <b> <i> <p> <br /> <br>

    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://domesticat.net">domesticat.net</a>domesticat.net
    Emphasized<em>Emphasized</em>Emphasized
    Strong<strong>Strong</strong>Strong
    Bolded<b>Bolded</b>Bolded
    Italicized<i>Italicized</i>Italicized
    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.

    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
    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

    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.

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.
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