BB Codes

  • [B], [I], [U], [S] - Bold, Italics, Underline, and Strike-through

    Makes the wrapped text bold, italic, underlined, or struck-through.

    Example:
    This is [B]bold[/B] text.
    This is [I]italic[/I] text.
    This is [U]underlined[/U] text.
    This is [S]struck-through[/S] text.
    Output:
    This is bold text.
    This is italic text.
    This is underlined text.
    This is struck-through text.
  • [COLOR=color], [FONT=name], [SIZE=size] - Text Color, Font, and Size

    Changes the color, font, or size of the wrapped text.

    Example:
    This is [COLOR=red]red[/COLOR] and [COLOR=#0000cc]blue[/COLOR] text.
    This is [FONT=Courier New]Courier New[/FONT] text.
    This is [SIZE=1]small[/SIZE] and [SIZE=7]big[/SIZE] text.
    Output:
    This is red and blue text.
    This is Courier New text.
    This is small and big text.
  • [URL], [EMAIL] - Linking

    Creates a link using the wrapped text as the target.

    Example:
    [URL]http://www.example.com[/URL]
    [EMAIL]example@example.com[/EMAIL]
    Output:
    http://www.example.com
    example@example.com
  • [URL=link], [EMAIL=address] - Linking (Advanced)

    Links the wrapped text to the specified web page or email address.

    Example:
    [URL=http://www.example.com]Go to example.com[/URL]
    [EMAIL=example@example.com]Email me[/EMAIL]
    Output:
    Go to example.com
    Email me
  • [USER=ID] - Profile Linking

    Links to a user's profile. This is generally inserted automatically when tagging a user.

    Example:
    [USER=1]User Name[/USER]
    Output:
    User Name
  • [IMG] - Image

    Display an image, using the wrapped text as the URL.

    Example:
    [IMG]http://gbatemp.net/​styles/default​/xenforo/avatars/avatar_s.png[/IMG]
    Output:
    [​IMG]
  • [MEDIA=site] - Embedded Media

    Embeds media from approved sites into your message. It is recommended that you use the media button in the editor tool bar. Approved sites: Dailymotion; Facebook; Filetrip; Liveleak; Metacafe; Vimeo; YouTube;

    Example:
    [MEDIA=youtube]oHg5SJYRHA0[/MEDIA]
    Output:
    An embedded YouTube player would appear here.
  • [LIST] - Lists

    Displays a bulleted or numbered list.

    Example:
    [LIST]
    [*]Bullet 1
    [*]Bullet 2
    [/LIST]
    [LIST=1]
    [*]Entry 1
    [*]Entry 2
    [/LIST]
    Output:
    • Bullet 1
    • Bullet 2
    1. Entry 1
    2. Entry 2
  • [LEFT], [CENTER], [RIGHT] - Text Alignment

    Changes the alignment of the wrapped text.

    Example:
    [LEFT]Left-aligned[/LEFT]
    [CENTER]Center-aligned[/CENTER]
    [RIGHT]Right-aligned[/RIGHT]
    Output:
    Left-aligned​
    Center-aligned​
    Right-aligned​
  • [QUOTE] - Quoted Text

    Displays text that has been quoted from another source. You may also attribute the name of the source.

    Example:
    [QUOTE]Quoted text[/QUOTE]
    [QUOTE=A person]Something they said[/QUOTE]
    Output:
  • [SPOILER] - Text Containing Spoilers

    Hides text that may contain spoilers so that it must be clicked by the viewer to be seen.

    Example:
    [SPOILER]Simple spoiler[/SPOILER]
    [SPOILER=Spoiler Title]Spoiler with a title[/SPOILER]
    Output:
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
    Spoiler Title
  • [CODE], [PHP], [HTML] - Programming Code Display

    Displays text in one of several programming languages, highlighting the syntax where possible.

    Example:
    [CODE]General
    code[/CODE]
    [PHP]echo $hello . 'world';[/PHP]
    Output:
    Code:
    General
    code
    PHP:
    echo $hello 'world';
  • [INDENT] - Text Indent

    Indents the wrapped text. This can be nested for larger indentings.

    Example:
    Regular text
    [INDENT]Indented text
    [INDENT]More indented[/INDENT]
    [/INDENT]
    Output:
    Regular text
    Indented text
    More indented​
  • [PLAIN] - Plain Text

    Disables BB code translation on the wrapped text.

    Example:
    [PLAIN]This is not [B]bold[/B] text.[/PLAIN]
    Output:
    This is not [B]bold[/B] text.
  • [ATTACH] - Attachment Insertion

    Inserts an attachment at the specified point. If the attachment is an image, a thumbnail or full size version will be inserted. This will generally be inserted by clicking the appropriate button.

    Example:
    Thumbnail: [ATTACH]123[/ATTACH]
    Full Size: [ATTACH=full]123[/ATTACH]
    Output:
    The contents of the attachments would appear here.
  • [ACRONYM=option] - Acronym

    Adds a tooltip to explain an acronym

    Example:
    [acronym="Laughing Out Loud"]LOL[/acronym]
    Output:
    LOL
  • [ANCHOR] - Anchor

    Adds an anchor point to which you can link.

    Example:
    [anchor]test[/anchor]
    (See the "link" tag below)
    Output:

    (See the "link" tag below)
  • [BACKGROUND=option] - Background Color

    Sets a background color for text

    Example:
    [background="yellow"]Highlighted text[/background]
    Output:
    Highlighted text
  • [FLOAT=option] - Float

    Tag that allows for HTML floats.

    Example:
    [float="right"]Floating Right![/float]
    Output:
    Floating Right!
  • [H] - Nice Header

    A nice blue header

    Example:
    [h]Section 1[/h]
    Output:
    Section 1
  • [HR] - Horizontal Rule

    Adds a horizontal line.

    Example:
    [hr][/hr]
    Output:

  • [IRC=option] - IRC link

    Link to an IRC server or channel

    Example:
    [irc="irc.gbatemp.net:4500/gbatemp.net"]#gbatemp.net[/irc]
    Output:
    #gbatemp.net
  • [JUSTIFY] - Justify text

    Justifies the inner text

    Example:
    [justify]Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.[/justify]
    Output:
    Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.
  • [LINK=option] - Link to anchor

    Links to an anchor made with the anchor tag.

    Example:
    [link=test]Go to test anchor[/link]
    Output:
    Go to test anchor
  • [P] - Paragraph

    Paragraph tag

    Example:
    [p]This is a very small paragraph[/p]
    Output:

    This is a very small paragraph

  • [POST=option] - Link to post

    Links to a specific post

    Example:
    [post=2]The very first post (by a human)[/post]
    Output:
    The very first post (by a human)
  • [PRE] - Preformatted text

    Make text retrain whitespace etc.

    Example:
    [pre]This text has whitespace[/pre]
    Output:
    This   text       has            whitespace
  • [SUB] - Subscript

    Adds text in subscript.

    Example:
    The molecular formula of carbon dioxide is CO[sub]2[/sub].
    Output:
    The molecular formula of carbon dioxide is CO2.
  • [SUP] - Superscript

    Adds text as superscript

    Example:
    x squared can be written as x[sup]2[/sup]
    Output:
    x squared can be written as x2
  • [TOPIC=option] - Topic link

    Link to a specific thread

    Example:
    [topic=2]The first thread[/topic]
    Output:
    The first thread
  • [TWEET], [TWEET=option] - Twitter embed

    Embed a twitter tweet

    Example:
    [tweet]https://twitter.com/GBAtemp/status/613666530937708544[/tweet]

    Hide twitter cards (images, videos, etc)
    [tweet=nocards]https://twitter.com/GBAtemp/status/613666530937708544[/tweet]
    Output:

    Hide twitter cards (images, videos, etc)
  • [WIKI], [WIKI=option] - Wiki link

    Link to a GBAtemp Wiki page

    Example:
    [wiki]GBAtemp.net[/wiki]
    [wiki="GBAtemp.net"]GBAtemp[/wiki]
    Output:
    GBAtemp.net
    GBAtemp