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Formatting cheat sheet
« on: August 17, 2016, 09:54:58 AM »
Here's the basics on BBcode




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Here is a link to the basic bulletin board codes by SMF
If you want to insert an image inline in the post somewhere, the image needs to be on the internet allready somewhere, either from an image hosting site or uploaded here as an attachment first. If you upload it here as an attachment, you can then view your post, view your attached image, right click on your image and click "copy image location". You now have the image's URL.
Insert your image like so:
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[img]http://image-url[/img]
You can also resize your image:
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[img width=300]http://image-url[/img]you can use any width, numbers are in pixels.


Below are the thumbnail of the original attachment that was uploaded.



- - - - - - Marquee! Moving on to Youtube embedding and iframe use - - - - - -
Embedding Youtube Videos:

1) Go To YouTube and pick a Video any video which you want to embed on Simple Machine Forum
2) Click the Share tab
3) After that You need to click Embed
4) Once the Embed is clicked you will able to see the Iframe Code - Copy that Code
5) Then Go to Your Forum were you want create a new topic / post
6) Lets put some content before you embed a YouTube Video in Simple Machine Forum (Best Practice Tips from YouTube)
7) After the Content You need to Put some simple Code as below
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[b][center][html] YouTube Video Iframe Code [/html][/center][/b]

iframe can be used to show most other sites in your post window.
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[center][html]<iframe width="800" height="400" src="WEBSITE URL HTTP://mysite.comwhatever" frameborder="0"></iframe>[/html][/center]Note: iframe does not use BBC tages [ ] instead uses < >
You can change the width and height
iframe does not work with facebook and other certain sites, or any site you must be logged into to use.
iframe must be within the "html" tags but doesn't require the "center' tags
« Last Edit: August 17, 2016, 10:32:52 AM by Crimpson »
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