BBCode Reference

A quick reference of all the WorldAnvil BBCodes. Use the sidebar to navigate. If you are unclear what a code does either search the guide to it or try it out! Most of these codes can be found in the right sidebar of the article editor. Just click the Design Tags Reference section.

Headings & Anchor

Heading H1

[h1|anchor-id]Section Title[/h1]

Heading H2

[h2|anchor-id]Section Title[/h2]

Heading H3

[h3|anchor-id]Section Title[/h3]

Heading H4

[h4|anchor-id]Section Title[/h4]

Anchor

[anchor|anchor-id]

Link to Anchor

[url:#anchor-id]display-text[/url]

Table Of Contents

Article

[articletoc]

Category

[toc:category-id]

World Codex

[toc]

Breadcrumb

[breadcrumb]

Category

Link

[category:id]

Link (Display Text)

[category:id]display-text[/category]

Bookcover

[book:id]

Article

Link

@[article-title](template:id)

Articleblock

[articleblock:id]

Text Effects

Bold

[b][/b]

Italics

[i][/i]

Underline

[u][/u]

Strikethrough

[s][/s]

Redacted

[redacted:4]

Small

[small][/small]

Superscript

[sup][/sup]

Subscript

[sub][/sub]

Dropcap

[dc][/dc]

Key / Value

--KEY::VALUE--

Checkboxes

[] Checkbox, empty
[c] Checkbox, checked
[r] Checkbox, right chevron
[l] Checkbox, left chevron
[x] Checkbox, times “x”
[+] Checkbox, plus/buff
[-] Checkbox, minus/debuff

Color (Rank Grandmaster)

[color:red][/color]

Text Alignment

Left

[left][/left]

Center

[center][/center]

Right

[right][/right]

Justified

[justify][/justify]

Right-to-Left Text

[rtl][/rtl]

Indented Paragraph

[in][/in]

Line Break

[br]

Horizontal Line

[hr]

Columns

Two Columns

[row]
 [col][/col]
 [col][/col]
[/row]

Three Columns

[row]
 [col3][/col]
 [col3][/col]
 [col3][/col]
[/row]

Center Column

[concol][/concol]

Lists

Unordered List

[ul]
 [li][/li]
 [li][/li]
 [li][/li]
[/ul]

Ordered List

[ol]
 [li][/li]
 [li][/li]
 [li][/li]
[/ol]

Nested List

[ol]
 [li][/li]
 [li][/li]
 [li]
  [ol]
   [li][/li]
   [li][/li]
   [li][/li]
  [/ol]
 [/li]
[/ol]

List of Article Links by Tag

[tagged:#article-tag|list|Title of List]

List of Article Blocks by Tag

[tagged:#article-tag|block|Title of List]

List of Statblock Links by Tag

[taggedblocks:#block-tag|Title of List]

Tables

[table]
 [tr]
  [th:20][/th]
  [th:40][/th]
  [th:20][/th]
  [th:20][/th]
 [/tr]
 [tr]
  [td][/td]
  [td][/td]
  [td][/td]
  [td][/td]
 [/tr]
[/table]

Layout Containers

Aloud

[aloud][/aloud]

Code

[code][/code]

Quote

[quote]Text|Author[/quote]

Spoiler

[spoiler]Content|Button[/spoiler]

Marquee (Rank Journeyman)

[marquee:scroll|right|20]CONTENT[/marquee]

Parameters

  • Behavior: scroll, slide or alternate
  • Direction: left, right, up, down
  • Pixels speed: 0 - *

Custom Containers (Rank Grandmaster)

Container

[container:css-class-1 css-class-2] [/container]

Section

[section:css-class-1 css-class-2] [/section]

RPG Icons

Pathfinder Action Icons

One action [pf:1a] 
Two actions [pf:2a]
Three actions [pf:3a] 
Reaction [pf:ra]
Free action [pf:fa] 
Passive action [pf:pa]

Genesys Dice Icon

[genesysdice:setback|boost|difficulty|ability|challenge|proficiency|advantage|threat|failure|success|triumph|despair]

External Icons (Grandmaster+)

Fontawesome

[section:far fa-2x fa-compass] [/section]

RPGawesome

[section:ra ra-aura] [/section]

Map Markers

[pin:flat_black_alchemist]

Images

Simple Image

[img:id]

Image with Options

[img:(identifier)|alignment (left,right,center)|width in pixels|nolink]

Image Block

[imgblock:ID]

Image block with background color

[imgblock:ID|color]

Embed External Content

URL

[url:https://example.org]display-text[/url]
[url:https://example.org|tab]display-text[/url]
[url:https://example.org|parent]display-text[/url]

PDF

[pdf:https://example.org/file.pdf|150|no]

Spotify

[spotify:spotify:track:1TfpkyDqRkZj2bVHlG22e0]

YouTube

[youtube:https://youtube.com/watch?v=Qo-tJIRkeHI]

SoundCloud

[soundcloud:https://soundcloud.com/lanuem-amero/beyond-the-probable]

LibSyn

[libsyn:15062627]

BandCamp

[bandcamp:2027891814]

PodBean

[podbean:https://www.podbean.com/media/player/ja3xg-95d3b74-dir]

Kuula

[kuula:7ktnS]

Sketchfab

[sketchfab:ID]

AnchorFM

[anchorfm:EMBEDURL]

Discord

[discord:348060277989965844]

Creative Commons Licence Icons

CC BY 4.0

[licence:cc-by]

CC BY-SA 4.0

[licence:cc-by-sa]

CC BY-ND 4.0

[licence:cc-by-nd]

CC BY-NC 4.0

[licence:cc-by-nc]

CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

[licence:cc-by-nc-sa]

CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

[licence:cc-by-nc-nd]

Current Date (World)

Display Date

[currentdate:world-id]

Full Technical Date

[currentdate:world-id|full]

Year

[currentdate:world-id|year]

Users

Link

[user:username]

Card

[usercard:username]

Author

[author:username]

WorldAnvil Maps

Map Embed

[map:map-id]

Map Embed (Custom Focus)

[map:map-id|x|y|zoom-level]

WorldAnvil Statblocks

Link

[blocklink:id]

Embed Block

[block:id]

Block Badge

[block:id|badge]

Tracking Block

[block:id|tracking]

WorldAnvil Time Resources

Timeline Link

[timeline:id]display-text[/timeline]

Historical Event Link

[history:event-id]display-text[/history]

Calendar

[calendar:id]

Calendar with Offset Year

[calendar:id|year]

WorldAnvil Charts, Trees & Webs (Rank Master+)

Family Tree

[familytree:id]

Family Tree (Custom Initial Zoom)

[familytree:id|(50-150)]

Family Tree (Custom Direction)

[familytree:id|(top,bottom,left,right)]

Bloodline

[bloodline:parent-1-id&parent-2-id]

Diplomacy Web by Organization

[diplomacy:org-id]

Diplomacy Web by Tag

[diplomacy:#article-tag]

Whiteboard

[whiteboard:whiteboard-id]

Access Managment

Secrets (Rank Journeyman)

 

Subscriber Group Container (Rank Grandmaster)

[subcontainer:id] [/subcontainer]

Self-Assigned Subscriber Group Subscription Link (Rank Grandmaster)

[subgroup:id|id]display-text[/subgroup]

Other

Profile Badge by Number

[badge:24]

Profile Badge by ID

[badge:ba68d39e-7bd6-415b-9774-68c122e8d444]

World Link

[world:world-id]

Follow Button

[follower:world-id]

Tooltip

[tooltip:text]display-text[/tooltip]

Ignore BBCode

[noparse][/noparse]

RPG System BBCodes

Dice Roll Button

[roll:1d6+1]

World Meta

Images

[worldmeta:world-id|imagery]

Music

[worldmeta:world-id|music]

Literature

[worldmeta:world-id|literature]

Other Inspiration

[worldmeta:world-id|otherinspiration]

Userstate (Rank Grandmaster)

Logged In

[userstate:loggedin] Content [/userstate]

Logged Out

[userstate:loggedout] Content [/userstate]

Follower

[userstate:follower] Content [/userstate]

Not Follower

[userstate:notfollower] Content [/userstate]
Guide to BBCode Commands
Generic article | Jul 19, 2022

Using BBCode to format your text and layout

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Cover image: Photo by Jake Lorefice

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Author's Notes

This is an unofficial reference document updated by me. It should contain any and all BBCode commands which can be used on World Anvil.


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