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Old 11-05-07, 10:00 AM   #1
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Suggestion for your blogs

I don't have a blog, but I read and post on several. I'm also pretty ignorant of HTML formatting. One of the blogs I follow recently put this handy formatting key right before the comments section. It shows up with every article.

HTML Formatting Tips

Italics - <em>Your text</em>
Bold - <strong>Your text</strong>
Insert image* - <img src="http://www.yourimageurl.com">
Insert link - <a href="http://www.yourlink.com">Text of your link</a>
*Please do not insert images over 400px wide and 50KB in size. Thanks.


I'd love to see more blogs do this.
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Old 11-05-07, 02:00 PM   #2
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Some blog and forum programs have those formatting features like B, I, U, links, built in, like BF. I think too, the webmaster or blog owner can add them if they wish.

For blogs that do not have the formatting buttons, you can make a cheatsheet for yourself with the basic html codes. The html codes should be the same for all blogs.

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Old 11-09-07, 09:03 AM   #3
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<I> </I> also works for italics. B works for bold and U works for underlining. gotta love HTML 1.0

Although I still write a lot of HTML by hand, I make gratuitous use of Blogger's quick buttons for formatting
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Old 11-19-07, 07:55 AM   #4
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I would have thought the first suggestion would be a link back to the forums.
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