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
  • [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:
  • [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

    Allows you to make an acronym that will display a description when moused over

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

    Adds an anchor on the page, which you can link to.

    Example:
    [anchor]myanchor[/anchor]
    Output:
  • [BACKGROUND=option] - Background-color

    Adds a background color behind the text

    Example:
    [background=red]Red background behind this text[/background]
    Output:
    Red background behind this text
  • [FLOAT=option] - Float

    Allows the use of a floating div. Option is either left, right, center.

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

    Adds a nice header.

    Example:
    [h]Testing[/h]
    Output:
    Testing
  • [H2] - H2

    Adds a H2 tag around the contained text.

    Example:
    [h2]Header Tag[/h2]
    Output:

    Header Tag

  • [IRC=option] - IRC Link

    Link to an IRC server or Channel.

    Example:
    [irc="irc2.gbatemp.net:5190/gbatemp.net"]#gbatemp.net[/irc]
    Output:
    #gbatemp.net
  • [JUSTIFY] - Justify text

    Justify a text.

    Example:
    [JUSTIFY]Hello[/JUSTIFY]
    Output:
    Hello
  • [LINK=option] - Anchor link

    Link to an anchor on the current page.

    Example:
    [link=myanchor]link text[/link]
    Output:
    link text
  • [NOQUOTE] - Noquote

    Insert a section that can't be quoted.

    Example:
    [noquote=This optional text will show instead]This text will not be quoted[/noquote]
    Output:
    This text will not be quoted
  • [P] - Paragraph

    Add a paragraph.

    Example:
    [p]This is an `example`[/p]
    Output:

    This is an `example`

  • [POST=option] - Post Link

    This tag provides an easy way to link to a post.

    Example:
    [post=1]Click me![/post]
    Output:
    Click me!
  • [PRE] - Preformatted text

    Say you write a block of text: your text is displayed the same way you laid it out. Equivalent to <pre> in HTML.

    Example:
    [pre]Some text[/pre]
    Output:
    Some text
  • [SHOPTEMP] - ShopTemp Product InfoBox

    Include an information box for a product pulled from ShopTemp.net. The value of the tag must correspond to a valid product ID on ShopTemp.net

    Example:
    [shoptemp]30[/shoptemp]
    Output:
  • [SPOILER] - Spoiler

    Adds a spoiler tag to hid and show a div.

    Example:
    [spoiler="SPOILS!"]I just spoiled your mind.[/spoiler]
    Output:
    SPOILS!
  • [SUB] - Subscript text

    Displays text lowered on the line

    Example:
    Carbon Dioxide4's chemical composition is CO[sub]2[/sub]
    Output:
    Carbon Dioxide4's chemical composition is CO2
  • [SUP] - Superscript Text

    Displays superscript text

    Example:
    The mathematical way to write "x squared" is x[sup]2[/sup]
    Output:
    The mathematical way to write "x squared" is x2
  • [TOPIC=option] - Topic Link

    This tag provides an easy way to link to a topic

    Example:
    [topic=1]Click me![/topic]
    Output:
    Click me!
  • [USER] - User Tag

    Allows linking of to a users profile by providing either the Username (in the tags) or the user ID as an option.

    Example:
    [user="1"]The First User![/user]
    [user]Admin[/user]
    Output:
    The First User!
    Admin
  • [WIKI] - Wiki Link

    Link to an article on the GBAtemp Wiki.

    Example:
    [wiki]SuperCard DSTWO[/wiki]
    Output:
    SuperCard DSTWO
  • [XML] - XML Code

    Allows you to enter formatted/syntax-highlighted XML code

    Example:
    [xml]<outer>
    <inner>
    <tag param="1">Test</tag>
    </inner>
    </outer>[/xml]
    Output:
    <outer>
    <inner>
    <tag param="1">Test</tag>
    </inner>
    </outer>
  • [YT] - Youtube Video (Old)

    Youtube Video (Old)

    Example:
    [yt]edxSM59VkJk[/yt]
    Output:
    Youtube Video