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BB Codes for Text formatting

Bold Text
Description
The [b] tag allows you to create text that is bold.
Usage
[b]This text is bold[/b]
Output
This text is bold
Italic Text
Description
The [i] tag allows you to create text that italic.
Usage
[i]This text is italic[/i]
Output
This text is italic
Underline Text
Description
The [u] tag allows you to create text underlined.
Usage
[u]This text is underlined[/u]
Output
This text is underlined
Strike Text
Description
Wrap these tags to strike through text
Usage
[s]This text is Strike through[/s]
Output
This text is Strike through
Text Color
Description
The [color] tag allows you to change the color of your text, by parsing the color you want.
Usage
[color=blue]this text is blue[/color]
Output
this text is blue
Text Size
Description
The [size] tag allows you to change the size of your text. You can define a value from 1-9, these values will be converted in percentage values 1=50, 2=70, 3=80, 4=90, 5=100, 6=120, 7=140, 8=160, 9=180
Usage
[size=9]This Text has the font size of 180%[/size]
Output
This Text has the font size of 180%
Text Font
Description
The [font] tag allows you to change the font family of your text.
Usage
[font=courier]this text is in the courier font[/font]
Usage
this text is in the courier font
Text Left / Right / Center Direction
Description
The [left], [right] and [center] tags allow you to change the alignment of your text.
Usage
[left]this text is left aligned[/left]
[center]this text is center aligned[/center]
[right]this text is right aligned[/right]
Output
this text is left aligned
this text is center aligned
this text is right aligned
Highlight
Description
The [h] tag allows you to highlight your text.
Usage
[h]this text is highlighted[/h]
Output
this text is highlighted

BB Codes to create various Links

Email Links
Description
The [email] tag allows you to link to an email address. You can include an optional parameter to add a Link Name
Usage
[email]someone@mydomain.com[/email]
[email=someone@mydomain.com]Click Here to Email Me[/email]
Output
someone@mydomain.com 
Click Here to Email Me 
URL Hyper Links
Description
The [url] tag allows you to link to other websites and files. You can include an optional parameter to 'name' your link. You can also combine [url] tags with [img] tags to create image links.
Usage
[url]http://yetanotherforum.net/forum/[/url]
[url=http://yetanotherforum.net/forum/]mydomain[/url]
Output
http://yetanotherforum.net/forum/ 
mydomain 
Topic Links
Description
The [topic] tag allows you to link to topics inside the forum, by specifying the topic id and the Link Name.
Usage
[topic=123]Go to Topic[/thread]
Output
Go to Topic
Post Links
Description
The [post] tag allows you to link to a specific post from a topic inside the forum, by specifying the post id and the Link Name.
Usage
[post=123]Go to Post[/post]
Output
Go to Post

BB Codes to create Lists

Bullet Lists
Description
The [list] tag allows you to create simple, bullet lists without specifying an option. Within the value portion, each bullet is denoted by the [*] tag.
Usage
[list]
[*]list item 1
[*]list item 2
[/list]
Output
  • list item 1
  • list item 2
Numbered and Alphabetic Lists
Description
The [list=1], [list=a] (or [list=A]) or [list=i] (or [list=I]) tag allows you to create numbered, alphabetic with (capital) letters, or a numbered with (capital) Roman numeral lists.
Usage
[list=1]
[*]list item 1
[*]list item 2
[/list]

[list=a]
[*]list item a
[*]list item b
[/list]

[list=A]
[*]list item A
[*]list item B
[/list]

[list=i]
[*]list item i
[*]list item ii
[/list]

[list=I]
[*]list item I
[*]list item II
[/list]
Output
  1. list item 1
  2. list item 2
  1. list item a
  2. list item b
  1. list item A
  2. list item B
  1. list item i
  2. list item ii
  1. list item I
  2. list item II

BB Codes to add Media Elements (Images, Videos)

Images
Description

The [img] tag allows you to add images to your posts. You can also combine [url] tags with [img] tags to create image links.

There is also an Option to enter an Image Description, which will be shown when you hover over the Image with the Mouse.

Usage
[img]http://yetanotherforum.net/forum/Content/images/YAFLogo.svg[/img]

[img=http://yetanotherforum.net/forum/Content/images/YAFLogo.svg]YAF Logo[/img]

[url=http://yetanotherforum.net/forum/] [img]http://yetanotherforum.net/forum/Content/images/YAFLogo.svg[/img] [/url] (Linked)
Output


YAF Logo

(Linked)
You Tube
Description
The [youtube] tag allows the embedding of an Youtube video, by using the Url to the Video.
Usage
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqxENMKaeCU[/youtube]

[youtube]http://youtu.be/jqxENMKaeCU[/youtube]
Output


Vimeo
Description
The [vimeo] tag allows the embedding of an Vimeo video, by using the Url to the Video.
Usage
[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/25451551[/vimeo]
Output
Google Maps
Description
The [googlemaps] tag allows the embedding a Map from Google Maps, by using the Url to the Map.
Usage
[googlemaps]http://maps.google.de/?ll=51.151786,10.415039&spn=21.97528,35.639648&t=h&z=5[/googlemaps]
Output

BB Codes to Quote other Postings, and BB Codes to include Code Text

Quoting
Description
The [quote] tag allows you to quote a text from a posting.
Usage
[quote]Quoted Text.[/quote]

[quote=John Doe]Quoted Text.[/quote]

[quote=John Doe;123]Quoted Text.[/quote]
Output
Quote:

Quoted Text.



John Doe wrote:

Quoted Text.



Originally Posted by: John Doe

Quoted Text.

Code
Description
The [code] tag allows you to post Code Text, if you define the Code Language the Code will be Syntax Highlighted.
Usage
[code]
// Hello1.cs
public class Hello1
{
  public static void Main()
 {
    System.Console.WriteLine("Hello, World!");
   }
}
[/code]

[code=csharp]
// Hello1.cs
public class Hello1
{
  public static void Main()
 {
    System.Console.WriteLine("Hello, World!");
   }
}
[/code]
Output


    // Hello1.cs
public class Hello1
{
  public static void Main()
 {
    System.Console.WriteLine("Hello, World!");
   }
}




    // Hello1.cs
    public class Hello1
    {
    public static void Main()
    {
    System.Console.WriteLine("Hello, World!");
    }
    }

BB Codes to show/Hide its Content only to specific users

Hide
Description
The [hide] tag hides content from people until they press the thank you button for the post.
Usage
[hide]Hidden Content[/hide]
Output

If you don't have the right to view the content, you see an Info Message that Informs you way you don't see the Content

Otherwise as Guest you see a Info Message

If you do have access to see the Content you simply see the Hidden Content


Hidden Content

Group Hide
Description
The [group-hide] tag Hide the Content from Guests, or other Roles if defined.
Usage
[group-hide]Hidden Content[/group-hide]
Output

If you don't have the right to view the content, you see an Info Message that Informs you way you don't see the Content

Otherwise as Guest you see a Info Message

If you do have access to see the Content you simply see the Hidden Content


Hidden Content

Hide-Thanks
Description
The [hide-thanks] tag hides content from people who have below X thanks received.
Usage
[hide-thanks=2]Hidden Content[/hide-thanks]
Output

If you don't have the right to view the content, you see an Info Message that Informs you way you don't see the Content

Otherwise as Guest you see a Info Message

If you do have access to see the Content you simply see the Hidden Content


Hidden Content

Hide-Posts
Description
The [hide-posts] tag hides content from people who have below X posts.
Usage
[hide-posts=10]Hidden Content[/hide-posts]
Output

If you don't have the right to view the content, you see an Info Message that Informs you way you don't see the Content

Otherwise as Guest you see a Info Message

If you do have access to see the Content you simply see the Hidden Content


Hidden Content

Hide-Reply
Description
The [hide-reply] tag hides content from people until they replied in the same thread.
Usage
[hide-reply]Hidden Content[/hide-reply]
Output

If you don't have the right to view the content, you see an Info Message that Informs you way you don't see the Content

Otherwise as Guest you see a Info Message

If you do have access to see the Content you simply see the Hidden Content


Hidden Content

Hide-Reply-Thanks
Description
The [hide-reply-thanks] tag hides content from people until they either reply in the same thread or press the thank you button for the post.
Usage
[hide-reply-thanks]Hidden Content[/hide-reply-thanks]
Output

If you don't have the right to view the content, you see an Info Message that Informs you way you don't see the Content

Otherwise as Guest you see a Info Message

If you do have access to see the Content you simply see the Hidden Content


Hidden Content

Spoiler
Description
The [spoiler] tag hides content from people until they click on "Show Spoiler".
Usage
[spoiler]Spoiler Content[/spoiler]
Output

Other

User Link
Description
The [userlink] tag generated a link to the provided User Profile Page, and shows if enabled the Users Online Status.
Usage
[userlink]Username[/userlink]
Output
 Username
Stop BB Code Parsing
Description
The tag allows you to stop the parsing of BB code inside the tag.
Usage
[ noparse][b]Sample text.[/b][/ noparse]
Output
[b]Sample text.[/b]

NOTE: Don't forget to close an open BB Code tag. Tags that are not closed will be not formatted.

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