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BB Code
BB code is a set of tags based on the HTML language that you may already be familiar with. They allow you to add formatting to your messages in the same way as HTML does, but have a simpler syntax and will never break the layout of the pages you are viewing. The ability to use BB code is set on a forum-by-forum basis by the administrator, so you should check the forum rules when you post a new message.

Below is a list of the BB code tags you can use to format your messages.
BB Code List
[b], [i], [u] Bold / Italic / Underline
[color] Color
[size] Size
[font] Font
[highlight] Highlight
[left], [right], [center] Left / Right / Center
[indent] Indent
[email] Email Linking
[url] URL Hyperlinking
[thread] Thread Linking
[post] Post Linking
[list] Bulleted Lists / Advanced Lists
[img] Images
[code] Code
[php] PHP Code
[html] HTML Code
[quote] Quote
[noparse] Stop BB Code Parsing
[attach] Attachment
[aol] Adventure of Link
[aol] Adventure of Link (Variable)
[aol2] Adventure of Link (2 Variables)
[bgcolor] Background Color
[bgimg] Background Image
[fbvid] Facebook Video
[google] Google Search
[goriya] The Goriya Says
[goriya] The Goriya Says 2
[gt] GameTrailers video embed
[hdyoutube] High Definition Youtube
[hqyoutube] Higher Quality YouTube
[imgsize] Image Resize
[invert] Invert Colors (IE Only)
[itemget] Item Get
[longsig] Long Signature
[marquee] Marquee
[moblin] moblin
[nobb] Say NO to BB
[pre] Pre
[random] Random Text
[s] Strikethrough
[sd] Serious Discussion
[sf] Star Fox
[spoiler] Spoiler
[viddler] Viddler video embed
[vimeo] Vimeo 4:3
[wvimeo] Vimeo Widescreen
[wyoutube] Widescreen Youtube
[youtube] YouTube
[zp] ZP
[zpwiki] ZP Wiki
Incorrect BB Code Usage:
  • [url] www.example.com [/url] - don't put spaces between the bracketed code and the text you are applying the code to.
  • [email][email protected][email] - the end brackets must include a forward slash ([/email])

Bold / Italic / Underline
The [b], [i] and [u] tags allow you to create text that is bold, italic and underlined.
Usage [b]value[/b]
[i]value[/i]
[u]value[/u]
Example Usage [b]this text is bold[/b]
[i]this text is italic[/i]
[u]this text is underlined[/u]
Example Output this text is bold
this text is italic
this text is underlined

Color
The [color] tag allows you to change the color of your text.
Usage [color=Option]value[/color]
Example Usage [color=blue]this text is blue[/color]
Example Output this text is blue

Size
The [size] tag allows you to change the size of your text.
Usage [size=Option]value[/size]
Example Usage [size=+2]this text is two sizes larger than normal[/size]
Example Output this text is two sizes larger than normal

Font
The [font] tag allows you to change the font of your text.
Usage [font=Option]value[/font]
Example Usage [font=courier]this text is in the courier font[/font]
Example Output this text is in the courier font

Highlight
The [highlight] tag allows you to emphasize your text.
Usage [highlight]value[/highlight]
Example Usage [highlight]this text is highlighted[/highlight]
Example Output this text is highlighted

Left / Right / Center
The [left], [right] and [center] tags allow you to change the alignment of your text.
Usage [left]value[/left]
[center]value[/center]
[right]value[/right]
Example Usage [left]this text is left-aligned[/left]
[center]this text is center-aligned[/center]
[right]this text is right-aligned[/right]
Example Output
this text is left-aligned
this text is center-aligned
this text is right-aligned

Indent
The [indent] tag allows you to indent your text.
Usage [indent]value[/indent]
Example Usage [indent]this text is indented[/indent]
Example Output
this text is indented

Email Linking
The [email] tag allows you to link to an email address. You can include an optional parameter to 'name' your link.
Usage [email]value[/email]
[email=Option]value[/email]
Example Usage [email][email protected][/email]
[[email protected]]Click Here to Email Me[/email]
Example Output [email protected]
Click Here to Email Me

URL Hyperlinking
The [url] tag allows you to link to other websites and files. You can include an optional parameter to 'name' your link.
Usage [url]value[/url]
[url=Option]value[/url]
Example Usage [url]http://www.zeldapower.com/forum[/url]
[url=http://www.zeldapower.com/forum]ZeldaPower Forums[/url]
Example Output http://www.zeldapower.com/forum
ZeldaPower Forums

Thread Linking
The [thread] tag allows you to link to threads by specifying the thread id. You can include an optional parameter to 'name' your link.
Usage [thread]threadid[/thread]
[thread=threadid]value[/thread]
Example Usage [thread]42918[/thread]
[thread=42918]Click Me![/thread]
(Note: The threadid/postid is just an example and may not link to a valid thread/post.)
Example Output http://www.zeldapower.com/forum/showthread.php?t=42918
Click Me!

Post Linking
The [post] tag allows you to link to posts by specifying the post id. You can include an optional parameter to 'name' your link.
Usage [post]postid[/post]
[post=postid]value[/post]
Example Usage [post]269302[/post]
[post=269302]Click Me![/post]
(Note: The threadid/postid is just an example and may not link to a valid thread/post.)
Example Output http://www.zeldapower.com/forum/showthread.php?p=269302#post269302
Click Me!

Bulleted Lists
The [list] tag allows you to create simple, bulleted lists without specifying an option. Within the value portion, each bullet is denoted by the [*] tag.
Usage [list]value[/list]
Example Usage [list]
[*]list item 1
[*]list item 2
[/list]
Example Output
  • list item 1
  • list item 2

Advanced Lists
The [list] tag allows you to create advanced lists by specifying an option. The option should have a value of 1 (for a numbered list) or A (for an alphabetic with capital letters list) or a (for an alphabetic with lowercase letters list) or I (for a numbered with capital Roman numeral list) or i (for a numbered with small Roman numeral list).
Usage [list=Option]value[/list]
Example Usage [list=1]
[*]list item 1
[*]list item 2
[/list]

[list=a]
[*]list item 1
[*]list item 2
[/list]
Example Output
  1. list item 1
  2. list item 2
  1. list item 1
  2. list item 2

Images
The [img] tag allows you to embed images within your posts. You can also combine this tag with the [url] tag to make images become links.
Usage [img]value[/img]
Example Usage [img]http://www.zeldapower.com/forum/images/family/statusicon/forum_new.gif[/img] (Not linked)

[url=http://www.example.com] [img]http://www.zeldapower.com/forum/images/family/statusicon/forum_new.gif[/img] [/url] (Linked)
Example Output (Not linked)

(Linked)

Code
The [code] tag switches to a fixed-width (monospace) font and preserves all spacing.
Usage [code]value[/code]
Example Usage [code]
<script type="text/javascript">
<!--
    alert("Hello world!");
//-->
</script>
[/code]
Example Output
Code:
<script type="text/javascript">
<!--
	alert("Hello world!");
//-->
</script>

PHP Code
The [php] tag performs the same function as the [code] tag, but also adds syntax highlighting for PHP code. Although it is designed for PHP, it may correctly highlight some other C-like languages.
Usage [php]value[/php]
Example Usage [php]
$myvar = 'Hello World!';
for ($i = 0; $i < 10; $i++)
{
    echo $myvar . "\n";
}
[/php]
Example Output
PHP Code:
$myvar 'Hello World!';
for (
$i 0$i 10$i++)
{
    echo 
$myvar "\n";


HTML Code
The [html] tag allows you to perform syntax highlighting for HTML code.
Usage [html]value[/html]
Example Usage [html]
<img src="image.gif" alt="image" />
<a href="testing.html" target="_blank">Testing</a>
[/html]
Example Output
HTML Code:
<img src="image.gif" alt="image" />
<a href="testing.html" target="_blank">Testing</a>

Quote
The [quote] tag allows you to attribute text to someone else.
Usage [quote]Quote[/quote]
[quote=User Name]value[/quote]
Example Usage [quote]Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet[/quote]
[quote=John Doe]Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet[/quote]
[quote=John Doe;1111078]Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet[/quote]
Example Output
Quote:
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet
Quote:
Originally Posted by John Doe
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet
Quote:
Originally Posted by John Doe View Post
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet

Stop BB Code Parsing
The [noparse] tag allows you to stop the parsing of BB code.
Usage [noparse][b]value[/b][/noparse]
Example Usage [noparse][b]Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet[/b][/noparse]
Example Output [b]Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet[/b]

Attachment
The [attach] tag allows you to display an attachment in your post rather than at the bottom. It will only display attachments that belong to the post in which it is utilized.
Usage [attach]attachmentid[/attach]
Example Usage [attach]12345[/attach]
Example Output

Adventure of Link
Outputs text in Adventure of Link style!
Usage [aol]value[/aol]
Example Usage [aol]I am Error[/aol]
Example Output


I am Error
 


Adventure of Link (Variable)
Outputs text in Adventure of Link style, and you can specify the character Link is talking to.
Usage [aol=Option]value[/aol]
Example Usage [aol=womanred]No, I am Error[/aol]
Example Output


No, I am Error
 


Adventure of Link (2 Variables)
Outputs text in Adventure of Link style, and you can specify the character Link is talking to. If you place a ";" after the name of the character Link is talking to, you can also specify a character to take Link's place as well! (i.e. [aol=stalfos;goriya]Example[/aol])
Usage [aol2=Option]value[/aol2]
Example Usage [aol2=goriya,stalfos]We are both Error![/aol2]
Example Output


We are both Error!
 


Background Color
Makes a background of the specified color.
Usage [bgcolor=Option]value[/bgcolor]
Example Usage [bgcolor=0000ff]A Blue Background![/bgcolor]
Example Output A Blue Background!

Background Image
Overlays and image with text.
Usage [bgimg=Option]value[/bgimg]
Example Usage [bgimg=http://zeldapower.com/forum/images/iko/misc/vbulletin3_logo_white.gif]This text overlays the background image.[/bgimg]
Example Output
This text overlays the background image.

Facebook Video
Enter the ID of a video on Facebook to have it appear in your post!
Usage [fbvid]value[/fbvid]
Example Usage blah
Example Output blah

Google Search
Link to a Google web search of the term(s) you specify.
Usage [google]value[/google]
Example Usage [google]zeldapower[/google]
Example Output zeldapower

The Goriya Says
Creates a goriya dialogue display
Usage [goriya]value[/goriya]
Example Usage [goriya]grumble, grumble...[/goriya]
Example Output
grumble, grumble...
 

The Goriya Says 2
Creates a goriya dialogue display where the user can specify different types of goriyas to display.
Usage [goriya=Option]value[/goriya]
Example Usage [goriya=oldman]grumble, grumble...[/goriya]
Example Output
grumble, grumble...
 

GameTrailers video embed
Usage [gt]value[/gt]
Example Usage [gt]58841[/gt]
Example Output

High Definition Youtube
Post "high definition" youtube videos.

Please remember that the rules of what sort of content you can post on these forums apply to youtube videos as well. Also, please do not put youtube videos into your signature.
Usage [hdyoutube]value[/hdyoutube]
Example Usage
Example Output

Higher Quality YouTube
Post youtube videos with a higher quality level.

Please remember that the rules of what sort of content you can post on these forums apply to youtube videos as well. Also, please do not put youtube videos into your signature.
Usage [hqyoutube]value[/hqyoutube]
Example Usage
Example Output

Image Resize
Lets you resize images to custom dimensions. DO NOT POST IMAGES WITH DIMENSIONS LARGER THAN 500x500 OR SMALLER THAN 10x10.
Usage [imgsize=Option]value[/imgsize]
Example Usage [imgsize=500,192]http://zeldapower.com/forum/images/iko/misc/vbulletin3_logo_white.gif[/imgsize]
Example Output

Invert Colors (IE Only)
Invert the colors of an element. **Warning! Will only work in Internet Explorer.**
Usage [invert]value[/invert]
Example Usage [invert]Inverted Colors![/invert]
Example Output
Inverted Colors!

Item Get
Creates an item get display.
Usage [itemget=Option]value[/itemget]
Example Usage [itemget=http://zeldapower.com/forum/images/misc/goriya.gif]You Found A Goriya![/itemget]
Example Output
You Found A Goriya!

Long Signature
Be considerate of other forum users! Use this tag if your signature is very long.
Usage [longsig]value[/longsig]
Example Usage [longsig]This is a really long signature!!![/longsig]
Example Output
This is a really long signature!!!
Use the scrollbar to view the rest of this signature.

Marquee
Scrolls text horizontally, either right or left, in marquee style.
Usage [marquee=Option]value[/marquee]
Example Usage [marquee=left]This Text Scrolls![/marquee]
Example Output This Text Scrolls!

moblin
Vote Ben for Queen of ZP!
Usage [moblin]value[/moblin]
Example Usage When used, you show your support of Voting Ben for Queen of ZP!
Example Output When used, you show your support of Voting Ben for Queen of ZP!

Say NO to BB
Disables BB code
Usage [nobb=Option]value[/nobb]
Example Usage [b][i]no bold or italics![/i][/b]
Example Output no bold or italics!

Pre
Pre-formatted Text
Usage [pre]value[/pre]
Example Usage [pre]Pre-formatted Text[/pre]
Example Output
Pre-formatted Text

Random Text
Displays random selection of a series of text entries you provide which are seperated by ~ characters.

If you want to post images, use "imgstart" in place of "[IMG]" and "imgend" in place of "[/IMG]."

Example: imgstarthttp://zeldapower.com/image.jpgimgend

PLEASE NOTE: Abuse of this tag, especially using it for the purpose of insulting members or posting offensive images, will result in infractions or banning.
Usage [random]value[/random]
Example Usage [random]one~two~three[/random]
Example Output

Strikethrough
Strikethrough test
Usage [s]value[/s]
Example Usage [s]strike[/s]
Example Output strike

Serious Discussion
Marks text as a serious discussion.
Usage [sd]value[/sd]
Example Usage [sd]Text goes here[/sd]
Example Output
This thread is a Serious Discussion. This means that all replies should be serious in nature and on topic.

Replies that do not meet this criteria will be edited or deleted at the discretion of the moderators and administrators. Repeated violations of the rules may result in infractions (strikes against your user account).

Please review the Serious Discussion rules before posting in this thread.

Text goes here

Star Fox
Display text using Star Fox icons.
Usage [sf=Option]value[/sf]
Example Usage [sf=peppy]Do a barrel roll![/sf]
Example Output
Do a barrel roll!

Spoiler
This tag is very useful for posting about the Zelda games if you'd like to conceal information that could spoil parts of the story for others who haven't played yet.

Created by The Teej
Usage [spoiler]value[/spoiler]
Example Usage [spoiler]You can only see this text if you hover your mouse over it![/spoiler]
Example Output spoiler: You can only see this text if you hover your mouse over it!

Viddler video embed
[viddler]fb57c039[/viddler]
Usage [viddler]value[/viddler]
Example Usage [viddler]fb57c039[/viddler]
Example Output

Vimeo 4:3
This allows you to embed Vimeo videos in a 4:3 format.
Usage [vimeo]value[/vimeo]
Example Usage [vimeo]2381505[/vimeo]
Example Output

Vimeo Widescreen
This allows you to embed Vimeo videos in Widescreen (useful for HD videos).
Usage [wvimeo]value[/wvimeo]
Example Usage [wvimeo]9513236[/wvimeo]
Example Output

Widescreen Youtube
This embeds youtube videos in a widescreen (16:9) aspect ratio
Usage [wyoutube]value[/wyoutube]
Example Usage same as youtube tag, just use wyoutube instead
Example Output same as youtube tag, just use wyoutube instead

YouTube
Post YouTube videos by placing the video's ID between the two tags.
Usage [youtube]value[/youtube]
Example Usage blah
Example Output blah

ZP
ZeldaPower.com
Usage [zp]value[/zp]
Example Usage blah
Example Output blah

ZP Wiki
Creates a link to a ZP Wiki article.
Usage [zpwiki]value[/zpwiki]
Example Usage [zpwiki]ZeldaPower[/zpwiki]
Example Output ZeldaPower


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