BB Code

Explanation

BB code is a set of tags based on the HTML language that you may already be familiar with. They allow you to add formatting to your messages in the same way as HTML does, but have a simpler syntax and will never break the layout of the pages you are viewing. The ability to use BB code is set on a forum-by-forum basis by the administrator, so you should check the forum rules when you post a new message.

Below is a list of the BB code tags you can use to format your messages.

BB Code List

  1. Bold / Italic / Underline
  2. Color
  3. Size
  4. Font
  5. Highlight
  6. Left / Right / Center
  7. Indent
  8. Email Linking
  9. URL Hyperlinking
  10. Thread Linking
  11. Post Linking
  12. Bulleted Lists / Advanced Lists
  13. Images
  14. Videos
  15. PHP Code
  16. HTML Code
  17. Quote
  18. Stop BB Code Parsing
  19. Attachment
  20. Big Text
  21. Coding
  22. Insert Video
  23. Hide
  24. Jeopardy
  25. Open link in same window
  26. Mention
  27. Flash MP3 Player
  28. Dice Roller
  29. strikethrough
  30. Scrollbox
  31. Small Text
  32. Sparkle Code
  33. Text Img Wrap
  34. YouTube
Incorrect BB Code Usage:
  • [url] www.example.com [/url] - don't put spaces between the bracketed code and the text you are applying the code to.
  • [email]myname@domain.com[email] - the end brackets must include a forward slash ([/email])

Bold / Italic / Underline

The [b], [i] and [u] tags allow you to create text that is bold, italic and underlined.

    • [b]value[/b]
    • [i]value[/i]
    • [u]value[/u]
    Usage
    • [b]this text is bold[/b]
    • [i]this text is italic[/i]
    • [u]this text is underlined[/u]
    Example Usage
    • this text is bold
    • this text is italic
    • this text is underlined
    Example Output

Color

The [color] tag allows you to change the color of your text.

  • [color=Option]value[/color]
    Usage
  • [color=blue]this text is blue[/color]
    Example Usage
  • this text is blue
    Example Output

Size

The [size] tag allows you to change the size of your text.

  • [size=Option]value[/size]
    Usage
  • [size=+2]this text is two sizes larger than normal[/size]
    Example Usage
  • this text is two sizes larger than normal
    Example Output

Font

The [font] tag allows you to change the font of your text.

  • [font=Option]value[/font]
    Usage
  • [font=courier]this text is in the courier font[/font]
    Example Usage
  • this text is in the courier font
    Example Output

Left / Right / Center

The [left], [right] and [center] tags allow you to change the alignment of your text.

    • [left]value[/left]
    • [center]value[/center]
    • [right]value[/right]
    Usage
    • [left]this text is left-aligned[/left]
    • [center]this text is center-aligned[/center]
    • [right]this text is right-aligned[/right]
    Example Usage
  • this text is left-aligned
    this text is center-aligned
    this text is right-aligned
    Example Output

Indent

The [indent] tag allows you to indent your text.

  • [indent]value[/indent]
    Usage
  • [indent]this text is indented[/indent]
    Example Usage
  • this text is indented
    Example Output

Email Linking

The [email] tag allows you to link to an email address. You can include an optional parameter to 'name' your link.

    • [email]value[/email]
    • [email=Option]value[/email]
    Usage
    • [email]j.doe@example.com[/email]
    • [email=j.doe@example.com]Click Here to Email Me[/email]
    Example Usage
  • Example Output

URL Hyperlinking

The [url] tag allows you to link to other websites and files. You can include an optional parameter to 'name' your link.

Thread Linking

The [thread] tag allows you to link to threads by specifying the thread id. You can include an optional parameter to 'name' your link.

Post Linking

The [post] tag allows you to link to posts by specifying the post id. You can include an optional parameter to 'name' your link.

Bulleted Lists

The [list] tag allows you to create simple, bulleted lists without specifying an option. Within the value portion, each bullet is denoted by the [*] tag.

  • [list]value[/list]
    Usage
  • [list]
    [*]list item 1
    [*]list item 2
    [/list]
    Example Usage
    • list item 1
    • list item 2
    Example Output

Advanced Lists

The [list] tag allows you to create advanced lists by specifying an option. The option should have a value of 1 (for a numbered list) or A (for an alphabetic with capital letters list) or a (for an alphabetic with lowercase letters list) or I (for a numbered with capital Roman numeral list) or i (for a numbered with small Roman numeral list).

  • [list=Option]value[/list]
    Usage
  • [list=1]
    [*]list item 1
    [*]list item 2
    [/list]

    [list=A]
    [*]list item 1
    [*]list item 2
    [/list]

    [list=a]
    [*]list item 1
    [*]list item 2
    [/list]
    Example Usage
    1. list item 1
    2. list item 2
    1. list item 1
    2. list item 2
    1. list item 1
    2. list item 2
    Example Output

Images

The [img] tag allows you to embed images within your posts. You can also combine this tag with the [url] tag to make images become links.

  • [img]value[/img]
    Usage
    • [img]https://role-player.net/forum/images/statusicon/forum_new-48.png[/img] (Not linked)
    • [url=https://www.example.com] [img]https://role-player.net/forum/images/statusicon/forum_new-48.png[/img] [/url] (Linked)
    Example Usage
    • (Not linked)
    • (Linked)
    Example Output

Videos

The [video] tag allows you to embed videos from various video services within your posts.

  • [video]value[/video]
    Usage
    • [video=youtube;eOUq4Z6R7xI]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOUq4Z6R7xI[/video]
    Example Usage
    Example Output

PHP Code

The [php] tag performs the same function as the [code] tag, but also adds syntax highlighting for PHP code. Although it is designed for PHP, it may correctly highlight some other C-like languages.

  • [php]value[/php]
    Usage
  • [php]
    $myvar = 'Hello World!';
    for ($i = 0; \$i < 10; \$i++)
    {
        echo $myvar . "\n";
    }
    [/php]
    Example Usage
  • PHP Code:
    $myvar 'Hello World!';
    for (
    $i 0$i 10$i++)
    {
        echo 
    $myvar "\n";

    Example Output

HTML Code

The [html] tag allows you to perform syntax highlighting for HTML code.

  • [html]value[/html]
    Usage
  • [html]
    <img src="image.gif" alt="image" />
    <a href="testing.html" target="_blank">Testing</a>
    [/html]
    Example Usage
  • HTML Code:
    <img src="image.gif" alt="image" />
    <a href="testing.html" target="_blank">Testing</a>
    Example Output

Quote

The [quote] tag allows you to attribute text to someone else.

    • [quote]Quote[/quote]
    • [quote=User Name]value[/quote]
    Usage
    • [quote]Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet[/quote]
    • [quote=John Doe]Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet[/quote]
    • [quote=John Doe;3014129]Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet[/quote]
    Example Usage
    • Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet
    • Quote Originally Posted by John Doe
      Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet
    • Quote Originally Posted by John Doe View Post
      Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet
    Example Output

Highlight

The [highlight] tag allows you to emphasize your text.

  • Usage
    [highlight]value[/highlight]
  • Example Usage
    [highlight]this text is highlighted[/highlight]
  • Example Output
    this text is highlighted

Stop BB Code Parsing

The [noparse] tag allows you to stop the parsing of BB code.

  • [noparse][b]value[/b][/noparse]
    Usage
  • [noparse][b]Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet[/b][/noparse]
    Example Usage
  • [b]Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet[/b]
    Example Output

Attachment

The [attach] tag allows you to display an attachment in your post rather than at the bottom. It will only display attachments that belong to the post in which it is utilized.

  • [attach]attachmentid[/attach]
    Usage
  • [attach]12345[/attach]
    Example Usage
  • Example Output

Big Text

  • [big]value[/big]
    Usage
  • [big]text[/big]
    Example Usage
  • text
    Example Output

Coding

  • [codes]value[/codes]
    Usage
  • [codes]text[/codes]
    Example Usage
  • text
    Example Output

Insert Video

  • [flash]value[/flash]
    Usage
  • [flash]{param}[/flash]
    Example Usage
  • Example Output

Hide

  • [Hide=Option]value[/Hide]
    Usage
  • [hide=End of the Movie]Everybody dies but the blonde[/hide]
    Example Usage
  • Spoiler: End of the Movie 
    Example Output

Jeopardy

Makes a Jeopardy styled box with answer and cash value.

  • [JEOPARDY=Option]value[/JEOPARDY]
    Usage
  • [JEOPARDY="$200"]ANSWER GOES HERE[/JEOPARDY]
    Example Usage
  • Jeopardy $200 Answer

    ANSWER GOES HERE

     

    Example Output

Open link in same window

Opens a url in same window

  • [Link=Option]value[/Link]
    Usage
  • [link=https://url.to.parse]Some text[/link]
    Example Usage
  • Example Output

Mention

Mention an user to alert him or her to this post!

  • [mention]value[/mention]
    Usage
  • [mention]Username[/mention]
    Example Usage
  • @Username;
    Example Output

Flash MP3 Player

  • [mp3]value[/mp3]
    Usage
  • [mp3]https://www.hd-trailers.org/song.mp3[/mp3] *"https://" must be added for this to work properly.
    Example Usage
  • *"https://" must be added for this to work properly.
    Example Output

Dice Roller

Used to roll various dice in the post with the first value the number of die and the second value the number of sides on each die. The example will roll 2 x 6 sided die.

  • [roll]value[/roll]
    Usage
  • [roll]2d6[/roll]
    Example Usage
  • (2d6)[8]
    Example Output

strikethrough

  • [s]value[/s]
    Usage
  • [s]text[/s]
    Example Usage
  • text
    Example Output

Scrollbox

  • [scrollbox=Option]value[/scrollbox]
    Usage
  • [scrollbox=100]Content goes here.[/scrollbox]
    Example Usage
  • Content goes here.
    Example Output

Small Text

  • [small]value[/small]
    Usage
  • [small]text[/small]
    Example Usage
  • text
    Example Output

Sparkle Code

Sparkling a text

  • [sparkle]value[/sparkle]
    Usage
  • [sparkle]text[/sparkle]
    Example Usage
  • text
    Example Output

Text Img Wrap

This tag allows you to align an image to the right or left of your text.

  • [wrap=Option]value[/wrap]
    Usage
  • [wrap=right]IMG URL[/wrap]
    Example Usage
  • Example Output

YouTube

  • [YouTube]value[/YouTube]
    Usage
  • [youtube]JFwCCL0Vh6U[/youtube]
    Example Usage
  • Example Output