Posting HTML (and HTML permissions)

NolF

Active member
How will HTML be handled? Will it be possible to post HTML, and will the permissions be forum based, usergroup based, or both?
 

Mike

XenForo developer
Staff member
As it stands, there isn't even an option to allow HTML at all. When there will be, it would likely be an opt in area rather than the entire post. The ambiguity of "is this meant as BB code or HTML?" provides parsing issues, such as translating new lines to line breaks.

Depending on how it's implemented, there are considerations like quoting, etc.
 

NolF

Active member
So essentially some sort of BBcode within which you can post HTML. That would be more than enough as long as we can control where and preferably who (usergroup) can use such HTML wrapping tags.

Thanks for the clarification Mike :)
 

yoghurtfarmer

Well-known member
In SMF, admins can use html if they enclose the code in [html] [/html] bbcode tags..maybe something similar would work for xenforo?
 

Shamil

Well-known member
It is my suggestion that this initially, out of the box, be restricted to administrator use only, through the use of BBCode, such as suggested above,
HTML:
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Administrator(s) may want to restrict what code can be parsed in the block, but also, set group permissions also implied above.
 

Dean

Well-known member
Admins being able to put html into posts and have everyone view them as intended would be huge. I really don't care if they cannot be quoted.
 

Jonathan

Active member
HTML:
<img src="http://google.com/hello.jpg" />
looks like it's for code display rather than actual html.
 
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