HELP-FAQ Post Tags
RunRyder Post Tags can be used to help design the way your message looks.
It is a set of tags based on HTML, but unlike HTML, it is based on a simpler
syntax that will never break the page layout of RunRyder. To use the Post Tag
must be enabled.
To correctly use the Post Tag buttons, first highlight the text you wish to change and then select the post tag button. You can also format your message by first selecting the post tag button you wish to use. The button will then turn pink. Then type whatever you wish to be formatted. After you are finished typing, click on the same button or the 'Close Tags' button.
Post Tag Choices:
Video Tags [youtube]....[/youtube]
[vimeo]....[/vimeo] For YouTube or Vimeo videos see this topic.
[align=left]This text is aligned left.[/align]
[align=center]This text is aligned center.[/align]
[align=right]This text is aligned right.[/align]
Bold, Underlined and Italic Text You can make text bold, underlined or italicized by simply surrounding your text with tags as shown below:
Using Different Colors, Sizes and Fonts You can alter the size, color and font of text using the following tags:
[color=purple][u][b]Wow there's lots of formatting here![/b][/u][/color]This example produces this:
Wow there's lots of formatting here!
Bullets and Lists You can create bulleted or ordered lists in the following way: Unordered, bulleted list:
Quoting Other Messages To quote something that has already been posted, simply cut-and-paste the text you want to quote and enclose it as follows:
[quote]No. Try not.The [quote] tags will automatically indent the enclosed text.
URL Hyperlinking You can simply type in the full address of the page you are linking to and the hyperlink will be created automatically. Here are some example links:
You can also include true hyperlinks using the [url] tag. Use the following format:
[url=http://rc.runryder.com]Click here to visit RunRyder RC[/url]This will produce a hyperlink like this: Click here to visit RunRyder RC.
Email Links To add a link to an email address, include the email address in your message like this:
firstname.lastname@example.orgThere must be a blank space, such as a space or a carriage return before the beginning of the address. You can also use Format Code tags to specify an email address, like this:
You can also add a true email hyperlink using the following format:
[email@example.com]Click here to email me[/email]This will produce a hyperlink like this: Click here to email me.
Adding Images To include a picture or graphic within the body of your message, surround the address of the image as shown here:
[img]http://rc.runryder.com/rr200x75.gif[/img]Note that the http:// part of the image URL is required for the [img] code. You can even create a thumbnail-type hyperlink by surrounding your [img] code with a [url] code like this:
[url=http://rc.runryder.com/helicopter/view/?do=mytopics][img]/img/rr.gif[/img][/url]This produces a link like this:
Posting Photos from Galleries Click here to learn how to add Gallery photos to your posts.
Click "Wide View" option for large photos Display large photos in wide post format (max 700 pixel image width recommended). This prevents the post from blowing out the RR borders. For example:
The Code Tags If you want to post some programming source code or perhaps some ASCII art, which would require a non-proportional font, you can use the [code] tag to achieve this. For example:
[code]In the example above, the text enclosed in the [code] tags would be automatically indented, and the spacing would be preserved like this:
Incorrect Post Tag Usage