HTML in Comment in SocialEngine 4

With SocialEngine a lot of users would like their community to be allowed to add HTML Andrew – SocialEnginecoding to their comment boxes for different members I.E VIP members can add HTML while non-paying members cannot add HTML.

html tags

Basic HTML is allowed through the set-up of SocialEngine but it is one of the most overlooked functions.

If you navigate to your Admin Panel, select Members -> Member Levels

Select the member group you would like to be allowed to use HTML within their permissions and click the relevant Edit button to adjust the permissions for that group.

As you scroll down the page you will see a heading Allow HTML in Comments? Here you can input the different HTML codes you would like to enable, 9 times out of 10 admins will just add the ones displayed as Example: b, img, a, embed, font . There are many different ones you allow a user to use.

Tags Provided by for reference.

  • p
  • h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, and h6
  • strong
  • em
  • abbr
  • acronym
  • address
  • bdo
  • blockquote
  • cite
  • q
  • code
  • ins
  • del
  • dfn
  • kbd
  • pre
  • samp
  • var
  • br

If you click on a tag above you will be provided with info about what the tag does, and you can see how you could use it within your community, plus many more tags are on their which you can use these are only a sample.

Once you have selected the tags you with to use within your community ensure you click on Save to ensure all settings are changed.

You should now see that members within your community can post using the tags selected.

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