Formatting Text

When you write messages that appear on this website, you can usually spice them up using the simple markup language described below.
This allows you to embed links, make text bold, change color and size, link to user pages automatically etc.


There are also some special tags you can use on artist wiki pages; see "Show BBCode markup guide" on wiki edit pages for more information.


Basic Markup

What you write What you get
Normal text
Normal text
Bold text [b]like this[/b]
Bold text like this
Italic text [i]like this[/i]
Italic text like this
Underlined text [u]like this[/u]
Underlined text like this
Colored text [color=red]works[/color] [color=green]like[/color] [color=blue]this[/color].
[url=http://colorblender.com/]ColorBlender.com[/url] is useful for picking the [color=#467A61]color codes[/color].
Colored text works like this.
ColorBlender.com is useful for picking the color codes.
[size=10]Different[/size] [size=14]size[/size] [size=18]text[/size] is also possible.
Different size text is also possible.
Website links: [url]http://www.last.fm/[/url]
Website links: http://www.last.fm/
Website links with link text:
[url=http://www.last.fm/]Last.fm[/url]
Website links with link text:
Last.fm
Images that exist on some webserver:
[img]http://cdn.last.fm/flatness/badges/lastfm_black_small.gif[/img]
Images that exist on some webserver:

Linking to Last.fm Pages

What you write What you get
Link to a last.fm user page: [user]rj[/user] rocks.
Link to a last.fm user page: RJ rocks.
Link to a last.fm group page: [group]Last.fm Development[/group]
Link to a last.fm group page: Last.fm Development
Artist page: [artist]Radiohead[/artist]
Artist page: Radiohead
Album page: [album artist=radiohead]kid a[/album]
Album page: Kid A
Track page: [track artist=radiohead]karma police[/track]
Track page: Karma Police
Label page: [label]Labrador[/label]
Label page: Labrador
Tag page: [tag]rock[/tag]
Tag page:
Event page: This [event=207155]event[/event] will be awesome.
Event page: This event will be awesome.
Place page: [place]united kingdom[/place]
Place page: United Kingdom

Other markup

What you write What you get
You can [b]also [color=red][size=15]combine[/size][/color] [i]many[/i][/b] settings together.. like this.
You can also combine many settings together.. like this.
Strikethru text [s]like this[/s]
Strikethru text like this
Superscript [sup]like this[/sup]
Superscript like this
Subscript [sub]like this[/sub]
Subscript like this
Quoted text:
[quote]How [b]you[/b] doing?[/quote]
(pressing 'quote' in forum threads automatically quotes the message you are replying to.
Quoted text:
How you doing?
(pressing 'quote' in forum threads automatically quotes the message you are replying to.
You can also align text to the
[align=left]left,[/align]
[align=center]center[/align]
[align=right]or the right.[/align]
You can also align text to the
left,

center

or the right.
Lists: [ulist][li]One[/li][li]Two[/li][li]Three[/li][/ulist]
Lists:
  • One
  • Two
  • Three