Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <blockquote> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd> <h2> <h3> <h4> <img> <figure> <figcaption> <span> <p> <div> <br>
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 Description||You Type||You Get|
|Anchors are used to make links to other pages.||National Council for the Social Studies|
|Block quoted|| |
|Coded text used to show programming source code|| |
|Unordered list - use the <li> to begin each list item|| |
|Ordered list - use the <li> to begin each list item|| |
|No help provided for tag li.|
|Definition lists are similar to other HTML lists. <dl> begins the definition list, <dt> begins the definition term and <dd> begins the definition description.|| |
|No help provided for tag dt.|
|No help provided for tag dd.|
|No help provided for tag img.|
|No help provided for tag figure.|
|No help provided for tag figcaption.|
|No help provided for tag span.|
|By default paragraph tags are automatically added, so use this tag to add additional ones.|| |
|No help provided for tag div.|
|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 compatibility||Text with |
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 & for an ampersand & character. For a full list of entities see HTML's entities page. Some of the available characters include:
|Character Description||You Type||You Get|
[fn]This text becomes a footnote.[/fn]. This will be replaced with a running number (the footnote reference) and the text within the [fn] tags will be moved to the bottom of the page (the footnote). See <a href="http://drupal.org/project/footnotes">Footnotes Readme page</a> for additional usage options.