[wp-hackers] Code Tag Driving me Nuts!!

Petit petit at petitpub.com
Sun Oct 29 13:02:02 GMT 2006

Computer Guru wrote:
> Is the <code></code> tag supposed to (in WP) display whatever is in between
> it tit-for-tat or is it supposed to parse the HTML within?
> It's driving me _nuts_!
> I'm trying to put up a post that has more code than normal text, and I just
> can't for the life of me figure out how to get my stuff to display right!
> If I put un-encoded HTML straight into the <code> tags, it'll display OK in
> WP, but it'll completely screw up my other apps that use the WP database.
> Computer Guru
> NeoSmart Technologies
> http://neosmart.net/blog/
Without testing it, out of my sleepy hat, I'd propose that you use 
escaped code within a <pre> tag to preserve formatting.
For styling I'd use <pre class="code">some code here</pre> and a CSS 
rule for .code.

That should work I guess. ( hopefully my "tags" above doesn't break 
anything ;)


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