HTML SandBox 2013
Free Republic | 01/01/13 | Free Republic
Posted on Tuesday, January 01, 2013 12:31:56 PM by ShadowAce
It’s time for a new HTML reference so you can make your posts look cool.
HTML means Hyper Text Markup Language. It’s a set of simple commands used to format the text of your posts, add images, or links, or change the appearance.
Once the Free Republic software detects an HTML tag in your post, it will assume the entire thing was written for HTML. This means it will eliminate paragraphs and line breaks that you used to clarify your writing. In order to prevent that, I’ll start with the two simplest tags,
. When you use html tags, they disappear when the post is pasted to the board, so don’t worry if they look funny or if your post seems to run on.
This is the break tag.
It tells the computer to end the line and start a new one.
Just type it where you want the line to end.
This is the paragraph tag.
It tells the computer to end the line, insert a blank one, then start a new line.
The rest of the tags have to be used with an on tag and an off tag. This is simple enough. One of the most commonly used tags is the italic tag . This tag turns the italics on. When you want the italics to end, turn them off by using the forward slash with the appropriate command, in this case, .
Commonly used tags:
These tags are not used in pairs.
Commonly used pairs:
This makes the font red. Orange,blue,green,purple,and yellow also work………….
via HTML SandBox 2013.