HTML tags

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Within notes, it is possible to insert HTML tags which will be passed on to the resulting page. GeneWeb needs to be made aware of these tags, and as a result, will accept only those tags listed in a tags.txt file.

Tags are listed one per line, with no trailing space, and designate both the “opening” and “closing” tags.

GeneWeb's code contains a default list of allowed tags, but the tags.txt file must contain all concerned tags, not just additionnal tags.

a
area
b
blockquote
br
center
cite
dd
dir
div
dl
dt
em
font
hr
h1
h2
h3
h4
h5
h6
i
img
li
map
ol
p
pre
span
strong
sub
sup
table
tbody
td
tfoot
th
thead
tr
tt
u
ul
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The location of the tags file is passed to gwd at launch through the -allowed_tags parameter.

Note that those tags need not be legal HTML tags. GeneWeb will "accept" any tag in the supplied list, and will pass it on to the result page. Tags which are not listed in tags.txt will be transformed into &lt;funnytag&gt;, appearing as <funnytag> in a browser. Non HTML tags may carry text between the <funnytag and the closing >, which can be useful if the page returned by GeneWeb is read by a program doing some further processing on the returned text.


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