Guide to Markdown and BBCode

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Markdown

Markdown is a lightweight markup language with plain-text-formatting syntax. Its design allows it to be converted to many output formats.


BBCode

BBCode (bulletin board code) is a collection of formatting tags that are used to format users’ posts


Text Styling

Italic

Markdown

*italic* or _italic_
italic or italic

BBCode

[i]italic[/i]
italic


Bold

Markdown

**bold** or __bold__
bold or bold

BBCode

[b]bold[/b]
bold


Strikethrough

Markdown

~~strikethrough~~
strikethrough

BBCode

[s]strikethrough[/s]
strikethrough


Underline

Markdown

N/A

BBCode

[u]underline[/u]
underline


Colored Text

Markdown

N/A

BBCode

[color=FFFF00]test[/color] Note: FFFF00 is the Hexadecimal(Hex) color code for Yellow
test


Links and Images

Links

Markdown

[DTP](https://t.dark-gaming.com)
DTP

BBCode

[url=https://t.dark-gaming.com]DTP[/url]
DTP


Images

Markdown

![Alternative Text](upload://nECst0Nl3smqm0ySefcedr5HVvT.png)
Alternative Text

BBCode

[img alt=Alternative Text]https://i.imgur.com/BCRELIJ.png[/img]


Blockquotes

Markdown

> Blockquote

Blockquote

> Blockquote
>> Nested Blockquote

Blockquote

Nested Blockquote

BBCode

[quote]Blockquote[/quote]

[quote]
Blockquote
[quote]
Nested Blockquote
[/quote]
[/quote]

Note

This kind of quote can be achieved by selecting a piece of text, a quote button will appear that you can click.

can be achieved by selecting a piece of text, a quote button will appear that you can click.


Code Snippets and Preformatted Text

Markdown

`code`

code

```
Preformatted Text
Often used for long code snippets
```

Preformatted Text
Often used for long code snippets

BBCode

[code]code[/code]

code
[code]
Preformatted Text
Often used for long code snippets
[/code]
Preformatted Text
Often used for long code snippets

Headers and Horizontal Rules

Headers

Markdown

# Header 1
## Header 2
### Header 3
#### Header 4
##### Header 5
###### Header 6

Header 1

Header 2

Header 3

Header 4

Header 5
Header 6

BBCode

N/A


Horizontal Rule

Markdown

Three or more

***
___




BBCode

N/A


Lists and Tables

Unordered List

Markdown

* 1
* 2
* 3

+ 1
+ 2
+ 3

- 1
- 2
- 3

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

\- 1
   \- 1.1
\- 2
  • 1
    • 1.1
  • 2

BBCode

N/A


Ordered Lists

Markdown

  1. 1.0
  2. 2.0
  3. 3.0
    1. 3.1

BBCode

N/A


Tables

Markdown

Table Generator

| User | Likes  |
|------|--------|
| Bob  | Fillet |
User Likes
Bob Fillet

BBCode

N/A

3 Likes