With the site switched over to wordpress I figure its time to update the comment posting tip-sheet. Click below to view these tips.
Like Blogger, WordPress allows the use of basic HTML code to format text and add links. If you are unfamiliar with HTML code it may look a little weird, but its really quite simple. You just need to tell it at the beginning of a word or phrase how you want to format the text, and then tell it when you want to stop the formatting. HTML code is always put in <brackets> and you tell it to end formating by using the same code in brackets, but led by a </forward slash>
Here’s a basic example of a sentence with bold text.
The code that you would type in looks like this:
Here’s a basic example of a sentence with <b>bold text</b>
Here a list of text formating code (besides bold text) that wordpress accepts:
to strike out text
like this use <strike>like this</strike>
to italicize text like this use <i>like this</i>
to make clickable link text you need to use the following code:
<a href=http://vancouvercondo.info>this is the text you click</a>
In this example the link goes to the main page of this site and the result looks like this:
Other fun stuff:
In addition to allowing basic HTML to format text wordpress will replace emoticons with smiley’s, cause who doesn’t need more smiles in their day? Here’s a list of the images that are dropped into a comment and the code that creates them:
Thats all for now, if you have any questions drop them on this post and I’ll update it.