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  • Freelinking

    Freelinking helps you easily create HTML links. Links take the form of [[indicator:target|Title]].
    Below is a list of available types of freelinks you may use, organized as Plugin Name: [indicator].
    • Nodetitle [/nt$|nodetitle|title/A] — Click to view a local node.
    • Wiktionary [/w(iktionary|t)$/A] — Click to visit a wiktionary page.
    • Wikiquote [/w(ikiquote|q)$/A] — Click to visit a wikiquote page.
    • Wikinews [/w(ikinews|n)$/A] — Click to visit a wikinews page.
    • Wikibooks [/w(ikibooks|b)$/A] — Click to visit a wikibooks page.
    • User [/(u|user|username|uid|userid)$/A] — Click to view user profile.
    • External [/^http$|^ext/] — Click to visit an external URL.
    • Wikisource [/w(ikisource|s)$/A] — Click to visit a wikisource page.
    • Drupalproject [/^d(rupal)?project/] — Click to view project on Drupal.org.
    • Search [/^search$/] — Search this site for content like “%dest”.
    • Path [/path|alias/i] — Click to view a local node.
    • External_ssl [/^https/] — Click to visit an external secure URL.
    • Google [/^google$/] — Search google for the specified terms.
    • File [/^file$/i] — Click to view a local file.
    • Drupalorg [/^d(rupal)?o(rg)?$/] — Click to view node on Drupal.org.
    • Nid [/(n(id|ode)?)$/A] — Click to view a local node.
    • Wikipedia [/w(iki|ikipedia|p)?$/A] — Click to visit a wikipedia page.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <blockquote> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd> <p> <h2> <h3> <h4> <h5>

    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 DescriptionYou TypeYou Get
    Anchors are used to make links to other pages.<a href="https://nicic.gov">National Institute of Corrections</a>National Institute of Corrections
    Emphasized<em>Emphasized</em>Emphasized
    Strong<strong>Strong</strong>Strong
    Cited<cite>Cited</cite>Cited
    Block quoted<blockquote>Block quoted</blockquote>
    Block quoted
    Coded text used to show programming source code<code>Coded</code>Coded
    Unordered list - use the <li> to begin each list item<ul> <li>First item</li> <li>Second item</li> </ul>
    • First item
    • Second item
    Ordered list - use the <li> to begin each list item<ol> <li>First item</li> <li>Second item</li> </ol>
    1. First item
    2. Second 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.<dl> <dt>First term</dt> <dd>First definition</dd> <dt>Second term</dt> <dd>Second definition</dd> </dl>
    First term
    First definition
    Second term
    Second definition
    No help provided for tag dt.
    No help provided for tag dd.
    By default paragraph tags are automatically added, so use this tag to add additional ones.<p>Paragraph one.</p> <p>Paragraph two.</p>

    Paragraph one.

    Paragraph two.

    Heading<h2>Subtitle</h2>

    Subtitle

    Heading<h3>Subtitle three</h3>

    Subtitle three

    Heading<h4>Subtitle four</h4>

    Subtitle four

    Heading<h5>Subtitle five</h5>
    Subtitle five

    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 &amp; for an ampersand & character. For a full list of entities see HTML's entities page. Some of the available characters include:

    Character DescriptionYou TypeYou Get
    Ampersand&amp;&
    Greater than&gt;>
    Less than&lt;<
    Quotation mark&quot;"
  • Video Filter

    You may insert videos from popular video sites by using a simple tag [video:URL].

    Examples:

    • Single video:
      [video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uN1qUeId]
    • Random video out of multiple:
      [video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uN1qUeId1,http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uN1qUeId2]
    • Override default autoplay setting: [video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uN1qUeId autoplay:1]
    • Override default width and height:
      [video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uN1qUeId width:X height:Y]
    • Override default aspect ratio:
      [video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uN1qUeId ratio:4/3]
    • Align the video:
      [video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uN1qUeId align:right]

    Supported sites: Archive.org, Flickr Slideshows, Flickr Video, Google Video, Slideshare, TED, Vimeo, Vine, YouTube, YouTube (Playlist).

    Special instructions:

    Some codecs need special input. You'll find those instructions here.
    • Slideshare:
      You need to construct your own URL, using the "Wordpress Embed" code from Slideshare, extract the "id", and form the URL like this: slideshare.net/1759622
    • TED:
      Click in Embed and copy the "Link to this talk" link and paste here.
  • Adding [TOC:(faq|ol|number|ul|bullet|jump-menu|menu) (title)] will generate a table of contents or jump menu linked to all the <h2> tags with an optional title.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs are automatically recognized. The <br /> line break, <p> paragraph and </p> close paragraph tags are inserted automatically. If paragraphs are not recognized simply add a couple blank lines.

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs are automatically recognized. The <br /> line break, <p> paragraph and </p> close paragraph tags are inserted automatically. If paragraphs are not recognized simply add a couple blank lines.