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input formats:
  • Filtered HTML:
    • 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.
    • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <p> <span> <div> <h1> <h2> <h3> <h4> <h5> <h6> <img> <map> <area> <hr> <br> <br /> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd> <table> <tr> <td> <em> <b> <u> <i> <strong> <font> <del> <ins> <sub> <sup> <quote> <blockquote> <pre> <address> <code><cite> <embed> <object> <param> <strike> <caption>

      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://davidsn.com/drupalnew">Davidson Woods Family Web Site</a>Davidson Woods Family Web Site
      By default paragraph tags are automatically added, so use this tag to add additional ones.<p>Paragraph one.</p> <p>Paragraph two.</p>

      Paragraph one.

      Paragraph two.

      No help provided for tag span.
      No help provided for tag div.
      Header<h1>Title</h1>

      Title

      Header<h2>Subtitle</h2>

      Subtitle

      Header<h3>Subtitle three</h3>

      Subtitle three

      Header<h4>Subtitle four</h4>

      Subtitle four

      Header<h5>Subtitle five</h5>
      Subtitle five
      Header<h6>Subtitle six</h6>
      Subtitle six
      No help provided for tag img.
      No help provided for tag map.
      No help provided for tag area.
      No help provided for tag hr.
      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 compatibilityText with <br />line breakText with
      line break
      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 compatibilityText with <br />line breakText with
      line break
      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
      Table<table> <tr><th>Table header</th></tr> <tr><td>Table cell</td></tr> </table>
      Table header
      Table cell
      Emphasized<em>Emphasized</em>Emphasized
      Bolded<b>Bolded</b>Bolded
      Underlined<u>Underlined</u>Underlined
      Italicized<i>Italicized</i>Italicized
      Strong<strong>Strong</strong>Strong
      No help provided for tag font.
      Deleted<del>Deleted</del>Deleted
      Inserted<ins>Inserted</ins>Inserted
      Subscripted<sub>Sub</sub>scriptedSubscripted
      Superscripted<sup>Super</sup>scriptedSuperscripted
      No help provided for tag quote.
      Block quoted<blockquote>Block quoted</blockquote>
      Block quoted
      Preformatted<pre>Preformatted</pre>
      Preformatted
      No help provided for tag address.
      Coded text used to show programming source code<code>Coded</code>Coded
      Cited<cite>Cited</cite>Cited
      No help provided for tag embed.
      No help provided for tag object.
      No help provided for tag param.
      No help provided for tag strike.
      No help provided for tag caption.

      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;"
  • Full HTML:
    • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
    • Flash Filter

      The basic syntax for embedding a flash file (.swf), flash movie (.flv) or audio file (.mp3) is:

      [flash:filename.swf]

      If you would like to override SWF Tools and flash player default settings, you can specify additional parameters. For example:

      Flash Filter will accept following parameters:
      • params : You can specify values for output inside <param> tags with the <embed> html. Typical values are bgcolor and wmode. Example: params="wmode=true&&bgcolor=#00FF00"
      • flashvars : You can specify values for output as flashvars, which become available to the flash player. Refer to the documentation of the flash player you are using to know what flashvar options are available. Example: flashvars="autostart=true&&volume=80"
      • files : Optional list of files to be passed, you'll normally define files relative to your Drupal files directory. Example: files="name1=image.jpg&&name2=movie.flv"
      • methods : Optional information about how to display the file. The most common usage is to specify a particular media player and thus override the settings page. Example: methods="player=onepixelout_mp3"

      WARNING: with params, flashvars and othervars, pass multiple values separated by &&.