Compose tips

input formats:
  • Filtered HTML:
    • 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>

      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://kravmagaphilippines.com">www.KravMagaPhilippines.com</a>www.KravMagaPhilippines.com
      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
      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

      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.
  • Full HTML:
    • You may embed videos from the following providers flickr_sets, youtube. Just add the video URL to your textarea in the place where you would like the video to appear, i.e. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pw0jmvdh.
    • 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.
    • Use the special tag [adsense:format:slot] or [adsense:format:[group]:[channel][:slot]] or [adsense:block:location] to display Google AdSense ads.
    • Get Amazon product data using [amazon ASIN selector], for example, [amazon 0399155341 thumbnail], [amazon 0399155341 full], or [amazon 0399155341 inline]. In addition, you can grab various data items from the item description using selectors like author, title, asin, isbn, ean, detailpageurl, salesrank, publisher, manufacturer, studio, label, binding, listpriceamount, listpricecurrencycode, listpriceformattedprice, lowestpriceamount, lowestpricecurrencycode, lowestpriceformattedprice, amazonpriceamount, amazonpricecurrencycode, amazonpriceformattedprice, productgroup, producttypename, invalid_asin, deweydecimalnumber, edition, numberofpages, publicationyear, type, releaseyear, publicationyear, smallimage, smallimageurl, smallimageheight, smallimagewidth, mediumimage, mediumimageurl, mediumimageheight, mediumimagewidth, largeimage, largeimageurl, largeimageheight, largeimagewidth. For example, [amazon 0596515804 title] will provide the title of the item, and [amazon 0596515804 largeimage] will be replaced with an img tag giving the large image. A complete description of filters is on the Amazon module handbook page.
    • Insert Flickr images: [flickr-photo:id=230452326,size=s] or [flickr-photoset:id=72157594262419167,size=m].The size parameter can be one of the following:
      • s — (Square) 75 px square
      • t — (Thumbnail) 100 px on longest side
      • q — (Large Square) 150 px square
      • m — (Small) 240 px on longest side
      • n — (Small 320) 320 px on longest side
      • - — (Medium) 500 px on longest side
      • z — (Medium 640) 640 px on longest side
      • c — (Medium 800) 800 px on longest side
      • b — (Large) 1024 px on longest side
      • h — (Large 1600) 1600 px on longest side
      • k — (Large 2048) 2048 px on longest side
      • o — (Original) Original image
    • E-Mail addresses are hidden with reCAPTCHA Mailhide.
    • Video Filter

      You may insert videos from popular video sites by using a simple tag [video:URL].

      Examples:

      • Single video:
        [video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uN1qUeId]
      • Random video out of multiple:
        [video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uN1qUeId1,http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uN1qUeId2]
      • Override default autoplay setting: [video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uN1qUeId autoplay:1]
      • Override default width and height:
        [video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uN1qUeId width:X height:Y]
      • Override default aspect ratio:
        [video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uN1qUeId ratio:4/3]
      • Align the video:
        [video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uN1qUeId align:right]

      Supported sites: YouTube, Google Video, Tangle, DailyMotion, Vimeo, Flickr Slideshows, Flickr Video, Game Videos, Meta Cafe, Streamhoster, Game Trailers, College Humor, MySpace, Capped, Blip.tv, Slideshare, Picasa Slideshows, Teachertube.

      Special instructions:

      Some codecs need special input. You'll find those instructions here.
      • Slideshare:
        You need to construct your own URL, using the "Wordpress Embed" code from Slideshare, extract the "id" and "doc" parts, and form the URL like this: slideshare.net/?id=1759622&doc=usingdrupal-090723103440-phpapp01.
      • Picasa Slideshows:
        You must use the URL of the RSS feed for the Picasa album:
        1. View the album in Picasa (you should see thumbnails, not a slideshow).
        2. Find the "RSS" link and click it.
        3. Copy the resulting URL from the browser address bar. Example:
          [video: http://picasaweb.google.com/data/feed/base/user/USER_NAME/albumid/5568104935784209834?alt=rss&kind=photo&hl=en_US]