How to Style Text in a Craigslist Post With HTML Tags

The code on the left will give you the results on the right.

HTML code

Results

Simple Text Formatting
This is some <b>bold</b> text. This is some bold text.
Other ways to emphasize text are <i>italics</> and <u>underline.</u> Other ways to emphasize are italics and underline.
It’s simple to make text <big>bigger</big> or <small>smaller</small> It’s simple to make text bigger or smaller
<blockquote>Text can be indented</blockquote> Text can be indented.
Tags can be <b><i>combined</i></b>, but for best results be sure to <s><big>close tags</big></s> in the opposite order they were opened. Tags can be combined, but for best results be sure to close tags in the opposite order they were opened.
You can <font color=”red”>change</font> the <font color=”green”>colors</font> of your text.(Supported colors: blackbluefuchsiagreenmaroonnavy,olivepurpleredteal.) You can change the colors of your text.
Line breaks
<p>Text enclosed by the “p” tag is treated as a separate paragraph.</p><p>This usually indicates the text should be separated from surrounding text by an extra line.</p> Text enclosed by the “p” tag is treated as a separate paragraph.This usually indicates the text should be separated from surrounding text by an extra line.
<p>The “br” tag causes<br>a single line break.</p> The “br” tag causes
a single line break.
Horizontal Lines
The “hr” tag creates a <hr> horizontal dividing line across the page The “hr” tag creates a


horizontal dividing line across the page

Headers
The “h1″ “h2″ “h3″ “h4″ “h5″ and “h6″ tags can be used to create <h1>Headers</h1> <h3>of various</h3> <h6>sizes</h> The “h1″ “h2″ “h3″ “h4″ “h5″ and “h6″ tags can be used to create

Headers

of various

sizes
Unordered lists
Breakfast:
<ul>
    <li>Eggs</li>
    <li>Bacon</li>
    <li>Milk</li>
</ul>
Breakfast:

  • Eggs
  • Bacon
  • Milk
Ordered lists
Business Plan:
<ol>
    <li>Draft</li>
    <li>Plan</li>
    <li>Profit</li>
</ol>
Business Plan:

  1. Draft
  2. Plan
  3. Profit
Dictionary lists
Per Bierce:
<dl><dt>Deliberation</dt>
<dd>The act of examining one’s bread to determine which side it is buttered on.</dd><dt>Magic</dt>
<dd>An art of converting superstition into coin.</dd>

<dt>Vote</dt>
<dd>The instrument and symbol of a freeman’s power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.</dd>

</dl>

Per Bierce:
Deliberation
The act of examining one’s bread to determine which side it is buttered on.
Magic
An art of converting superstition into coin.
Vote
The instrument and symbol of a freeman’s power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.
Links to other pages or websites
Creating links to <a href=”http://customcraigslist.com/”>external websites</a> is extremely simple. Creating links to external websites is extremely simple
Externally-hosted images and custom ad designs
Custom Ad Design: <img src=”http://customcraigslist.com/images/home-ad.jpg”> Custom Ad Design:
Custom Ad Design
Custom Ad Design Clickable: <a href=”http://customcraigslist.com”><img src=”http://customcraigslist.com/images/home-ad.jpg” /> Custom Ad Design Clickable:
Custom Ad Design Clickable
Preformatted text
<pre>
In Just-
spring          when the world is mud-
luscious the little
lame baloonmanwhistles          far          and weeand eddieandbill come
running from marbles and
piracies and it’s
spring
</pre>
In Just-
spring          when the world is mud-
luscious the little
lame baloonmanwhistles          far          and weeand eddieandbill come
running from marbles and
piracies and it’s
spring
Tables (like this one)
<table>
<tr><th>President</th><th>Inauguration</th></tr>
<tr><td>Fillmore</td><td>1850</td></tr>
<tr><td>Pierce</td><td>1853</td></tr>
<tr><td>Buchanan</td><td>1857</td></tr>
</table>
President Inauguration
Fillmore 1850
Pierce 1853
Buchanan 1857


Comments