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  • [B], [I], [U], [S] - bold, Italic, Underline, Struck-through

    Applies basic formatting to the wrapped text.
    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], [BGCOLOR=color], [FONT=name], [SIZE=size] - Background Color, Text color, Font, Size

    Applies advanced formatting to the wrapped text.
    Example:
    This is [COLOR=red]red[/COLOR] and [COLOR=#0000cc]blue[/COLOR] text.
    This is text with [BGCOLOR=#ffaaaa]red[/BGCOLOR] and [BGCOLOR=#aaaaff]blue[/BGCOLOR] background.
    This is [FONT=Courier New]Courier New[/FONT] text.
    This is [SIZE=1]small[/SIZE] and [SIZE=8]big[/SIZE] text.
    Output:
    This is red and blue text.

    This is text with red and blue background.

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

    Links the wrapped text to the specified web page or email address.
    Example:
    [URL=https://www.example.com]Go to example.com[/URL]
    [EMAIL=example@example.com]Email me[/EMAIL]
    Output:
  • [USER=ID] - Profile Linking

    Links to a user's profile. This is generally inserted automatically when mentioning a user.
    Example:
    [USER=1]User name[/USER]
    Output:
  • [IMG] - Image

    Display an image, using the wrapped text as the URL.
    Example:
    [IMG]https://forums.freebsd.org/styles/freebsd/xenforo/logo.og.png[/IMG]
    Output:
  • [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: Facebook, Reddit, Twitter, 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], [JUSTIFY] - Text alignment

    Changes the alignment of the wrapped text.
    Example:
    [LEFT]Left-aligned[/LEFT]
    [CENTER]Center-aligned[/CENTER]
    [RIGHT]Right-aligned[/RIGHT]
    [JUSTIFY]This is a justified text block with a long content to demonstrate the justification.[/JUSTIFY]
    Output:
    Left-aligned​
    Center-aligned​
    Right-aligned​
    This is a justified text block with a long content to demonstrate the justification.
  • [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:
    Quoted text
    A person said:
    Something they said
  • [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:
    Simple spoiler
    Spoiler with a title
  • [CODE] - Programming code display

    Displays text in one of several programming languages, highlighting the syntax where possible.
    Example:
    General code:
    [CODE]General
    code[/CODE]

    Rich code:
    [CODE=rich][COLOR=red]Rich[/COLOR]
    code[/CODE]

    PHP code:
    [CODE=php]echo $hello . ' world';[/CODE]

    JS code:
    [CODE=js]var hello = 'world';[/CODE]
    Output:
    General code:
    Code:
    General
    code
    Rich code:
    Code:
    Rich
    code
    PHP code:
    PHP:
    echo $hello . ' world';
    JS code:
    Code:
    var hello = 'world';
  • [ICODE] - Inline programming code display

    Allows you to display code inline among normal post content. Syntax will not be highlighted.
    Example:
    Inline code blocks [ICODE]are a convenient way[/ICODE] of displaying code inline.
    Output:
    Inline code blocks are a convenient way of displaying code inline.
  • [INDENT] - Text indent

    Indents the wrapped text. This can be nested for larger indentings.
    Example:
    Regular text
    [INDENT]Indented text[/INDENT]
    [INDENT=2]More indented[/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.
  • [ANCHOR] - HTML Anchor

    Creates a named anchor
    Example:
    [anchor]link-me[/anchor]
    Output:
  • [CMD] [CMD=option] - Command

    A command as typed from the keyboard. The optional parameter is for a prompt string, like "#".
    Example:
    [cmd]ps ax[/cmd], [cmd]top[/cmd], [cmd=#]rm tmp.txt[/cmd]
    Output:
    ps ax, top, # rm tmp.txt
  • [DEL] - Deleted

    Show deleted content with a strike-through.
    Example:
    [del]outdated information[/del], [del]no longer applies[/del]
    Output:
    outdated information, no longer applies
  • [FILE] - Filename

    Show a filename, pathname, or device name.
    Example:
    [file]rc.conf[/file], [file]/usr/local/bin[/file], [file]/dev/null[/file], [file]bge0[/file], [file]portmaster[/file]
    Output:
    rc.conf, /usr/local/bin, /dev/null, bge0, portmaster
  • [HIGHLIGHT] - Highlight

    Show highlighted text.
    Example:
    [highlight]some text that should be highlighted[/highlight]
    Output:
    some text that should be highlighted
  • [MAN] [MAN=option] - Manual Page

    Create a link to a manual page.
    Example:
    [man]pf[/man], [man=5]rc.conf[/man]
    Output:
  • [NOPARSE] - Prevent text parsing

    Show literal text including BBCodes.
    Example:
    [noparse]Use [file]/etc/rc.conf[/file] to show tag use.[/noparse]
    Output:
    Use [file]/etc/rc.conf[/file] to show tag use.
  • [PMAN=option] - Ports Manual Page

    Create a link to a Ports Collection manual page.
    Example:
    [pman=1]rsync[/pman], [pman=5]xorg.conf[/pman]
    Output:
  • [PORT] - Port Program

    Create a link to a ported program's page on Freshports. Requires category and port name separated by a slash.
    Example:
    [port]www/apache22[/port]
    Output:
  • [PR] - Problem or Bug Report

    Create a link to a problem (bug) report.
    Example:
    [pr]123456[/pr]
    Output:
  • [THREAD] - Thread

    Create a link to a forum thread.
    Example:
    [thread]xenforo-test-thread.48173[/thread], [thread]48173[/thread]
    Output: