What is BB Code?

BB Code is a quick and easy way to add effects or formatting to your posts.
It is used in a similar format to HTML tags which you may already be familiar with.
Below is a quick guide to the most common BB Code uses.

BB Code
You Type We Show
[b] This is sample text [/b] This is sample text
[s] This is sample text [/s] This is sample text
[i] This is sample text [/i] This is sample text
[u] This is sample text [/u] This is sample text
[email] user@domain.com [/email] user@domain.com
[email=user@domain.com] Click here! [/email] Click here!
[url] http://www.domain.com [/url] http://www.domain.com
[url=http://www.domain.com] Click here! [/url] Click here!
[size=7] This is sample text [/size] This is sample text
[font=times] This is sample text [/font] This is sample text
[color=red] This is sample text [/color] This is sample text
[img] //forum.metalfanblackness.com/style_images/2/icon11.gif [/img] [img]//forum.metalfanblackness.com/style_images/2/icon11.gif[/img]
[list] [*]List Item [*]List Item [/list]
  • List Item
  • List Item
[list=1] [*]List Item [*]List Item [/list]
  1. List Item
  2. List Item
[list=a] [*]List Item [*]List Item [/list]
  1. List Item
  2. List Item
[list=i] [*]List Item [*]List Item [/list]
  1. List Item
  2. List Item
[quote] This is sample text [/quote]
QUOTE
This is sample text
[code] $this_var = "Hello World!"; [/code]
CODE
$this_var = "Hello World!";
[sql] SELECT t.tid FROM a_table t WHERE t.val="This Value" [/sql]
SQL
SELECT t.tid FROM a_table t WHERE t.val="This Value"
[html] <a href="test/page.html">A Test Page</a> [/html]
HTML
<a href="test/page.html">A Test Page</a>