Allowed HTML tags: <b> <i> <u> <a> <ul> <ol> <li> <p> <br> <strong> <em> <img>
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 Description||You Type||You Get |
|Anchors are used to make links to other pages.|
|Unordered list - use the <li> to begin each list item|
<ul> <li>First item</li> <li>Second item</li> </ul>
|Ordered list - use the <li> to begin each list item|
<ol> <li>First item</li> <li>Second item</li> </ol>
- First item
- Second item
|By default paragraph tags are automatically added, so use this tag to add additional ones.|
<p>Paragraph one.</p> <p>Paragraph two.</p>
|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 compatibility|
Text with <br />line break
|Text with |
|No help provided for tag img. |
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 & for an ampersand & character. For a full list of entities see HTML's entities page. Some of the available characters include:
|Character Description||You Type||You Get |
- 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.
- Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
- Glossary terms will be automatically marked with links to their descriptions