Compose tips

  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <sub> <blockquote> <hr /> <pre> <h2> <h3> <table> <th> <tr> <td> <div> <img> <span> <a> <br /> <p> <em> <strong> <cite> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd>

    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
    Subscripted<sub>Sub</sub>scriptedSubscripted
    Block quoted<blockquote>Block quoted</blockquote>
    Block quoted
    No help provided for tag hr.
    Preformatted<pre>Preformatted</pre>
    Preformatted
    Header<h2>Subtitle</h2>

    Subtitle

    Header<h3>Subtitle three</h3>

    Subtitle three

    Table<table> <tr><th>Table header</th></tr> <tr><td>Table cell</td></tr> </table>
    Table header
    Table cell
    No help provided for tag div.
    No help provided for tag img.
    No help provided for tag span.
    Anchors are used to make links to other pages.<a href="http://www.law.uchicago.edu">University of Chicago Law School</a>University of Chicago Law School
    By default line break tags are automatically added, so use this tag to add additional ones. Use of this tag is different because it is not used with an open/close pair like all the others. Use the extra " /" inside the tag to maintain XHTML 1.0 compatibilityText with <br />line breakText with
    line break
    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.

    Emphasized<em>Emphasized</em>Emphasized
    Strong<strong>Strong</strong>Strong
    Cited<cite>Cited</cite>