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XF 1.5 Adding Custom BB Code

Discussion in 'Troubleshooting and Problems' started by Dan Allen, Jun 30, 2016.

  1. Dan Allen

    Dan Allen Active Member

    I don't see where the ID needs to be entered when adding a new Custom BB Code.


  2. Chris D

    Chris D XenForo Developer Staff Member

    The ID is the BB code tag. Enter sup on its own (without the brackets).
  3. Dan Allen

    Dan Allen Active Member

    Thank you, that helped. I got this to save, but it is not working.


    Page source. The message stops with the <sup>
    <div class="messageContent">
    <blockquote class="messageText SelectQuoteContainer ugc baseHtml">
    just a test<br />
    <div class="messageTextEndMarker">&nbsp;</div>
  4. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    You HTML replacement needs to be the HTML that you're replacing the contents of the tag with. In this case, probably:
  5. Dan Allen

    Dan Allen Active Member

    Thank you, the custom bbcode now is behaving the way I need it. There is a complication for enabling superscript text that might be worth having in these notes.

    Once the substitution was fixed, the display of superscript <sup> was not in accord with normal css.
    It was like this in the Xenforo BBCode help.

    This is the page source for that help display showing the <sup> tag substituted for [sup]:

    Disabling CSS shows superscript displayed in html default position

    This is the CSS governing the vertical alignment of <sup>
    in the default xenforo style.
    That rule is in the template xenforo_reset.css.

    Adding this to EXTRA.css got the result I was looking for:


    Attached Files:

    Foxtrek_64 likes this.

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