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Media Module

Newspaper Write article Article Press director


Newspaper articles serve as one of the main forms of communication in eRepublik.
Citizens and organizations can create articles if they own a newspaper. however writers must pay close attention to the Rules, especially what constitutes spam as listed in the Rules Addendum.

Enter a Title

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Articles cannot be published without a title. An effective title can bring many readers to your article; an unattractive one can make them ignore it.

Write and Format

Write your content in the space provided. You can change the size of the article content space by grabbing from the bottom bar of the editor with your mouse and dragging it to size you want. You can put Images, and give many formats, to the tipography.

Using formatting tools to add styles

At the top of article editor you see a line of buttons which provide you some styling methods. To add a style tag you need to select the text in which you want the style to be added.
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You can resize the article box by dragging the bottom bar.

Text editing tags

  • Article editing tools.png - Add bold text to the article
  • Article editing tools.png - Add italic text to the article
  • Article editing tools.png - Add underlined text to the article
  • Article editing tools.png - Add strikethrough text to the article


Links and images

  • Article editing tools.png - Add image to the article (Prompt box will appear asking you the URL of image)
  • Article editing tools.png - Add URL to the article (Tip: Select text before you press the URL-button to make the text as link)
  • Article editing tools.png - Add an email address to the text


Other functions

  • Article editing tools.png - Preview the article by pressing the button
  • Article editing tools.png - Deletes the draft of last unpublished article


Using manual coding to add styles

If you don't want use the article editor provided by eRepublik or you don't find the style you want (bold ones), you can also add the styling manually by writing the BBCode to the article. You can use codes found from following table:

Format BBCode Use Result in Article
Links [url] [/url] [url]http://www.example.com[/url] http://www.example.com
Links inside Text [url=] [/url] [url=http://www.example.com ]This is a Link[/url] This is a Link
Images [img] [/img] [img]image_link[/img] (image)
Bold [b] [/b] [b]This text is in Bold.[/b] This text is in Bold.
Italic [i] [/i] [i]This text is in Italic.[/i] This text is in Italic.
Underline [u] [/u] [u]This text is underlined[/u] This text is underlined
Strikethrough [s] [/s] [s]This Text is strikethrough[/s] This Text is strikethrough
Superscript [sup] [/sup] x[sup]2[/sup] x2
Subscript [sub] [/sub] H[sub]2[/sub]O : Water H2O : Water
eMails [email] [/email] [email][email protected][/email] [email protected]
eMails inside Text [email=] [/email] [email=[email protected]]My mail[/email] My mail
Line ----- -----
Columns [columns][nextcol][/columns] [columns]first[nextcol]second[/columns]
first second
Left [left][/left] [left]text[/left] text
Center [center][/center] [center]text[/center] text
Right [right][/right] [right]text[/right] text
Indent [indent][/indent] [indent]text[/indent]
text


Note1: BBCode to change font size (that did work previously), doesn't work anymore.

Note2: BBCode are in Bold to differentiate the way to do it well,links are in Blue, Image links in Red, and Mails in Green.

Note3: Some famous BBCode, like Color or Font type, are not implemented on this Media Module.

Note4: Line BBCode it's formed with "-" char. You must put more than five to make a line, and if you want several lines in a row, you should put spaces between the five "-".

Emoticon

Format Code Result in Article
Regular Smile :-) or :) or =) Regular smile.gif
Excited Smile 8) or 8-) Excited smile.gif
Big Smile :-D or :D or =D Big smile.gif
Animated Smile ^_^ Animated smile.gif
Saint O:) or O:-) Saint.gif
Coy Smile =3 Coy smile.gif
Angry D: or D= or >:( or D-: or >:-( AngryEmo.gif
Cool B) or B-) Constipation.gif
Sweat Drop ^^; Sweat drop.gif
Frown :-( or :( Frown.gif
Wink ;-) or ;) Wink.gif
Big Wink ;D Big wink.gif
Sneaky ;D or >;) Sneaky.gif
Tongue :-P or :P Tongue.gif
Surprise :-O or :O Surprise.gif
Irritated :-/ or :\ or:/ or =\ or =/ Irritated.gif
Neutral :| Neutral.gif
Heart <3 Heart.gif
Evil >:) or >:-) Evil.gif
Look Left <.< or <_< Lookleft.gif
Look Right >.> or >_> Lookright.gif

Destination country and category

Country destination drop-down menu
Category drop menu

After you have written your article, you'll need to choose a destination country in the drop-down menu.

In addiction to this, a category has to be specified among the six ones available: First Steps of eRepublik, Battle orders, Warfare analysis, Political debates and analysis, Financial business and Social interactions and entertainment.
If you put your article in the incorrect category, moderators may change your article into the correct category.

Once you have chosen a destination country and a category, you will be able to publish your article.

Publish

Publish Button

Review your article one more time and then click "Publish"; a publishing fee may be required according to the following table[1]:

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Remember to check your article later to read and answer to your reader's comments!

Note
Keep in mind that
  • no articles can be published for an hour since last publication;
  • articles won't be editable or deletable after 30 days since their publishing date[2].

FAQ

  • Question: Do you restrict the width and height of images posted in an article?
  • Answer: The width of the images in articles are restricted to 675 pixels.

See also

Notes

  1. Publishing fee has been introduced with Publish articles globally update on Day 2,494.
  2. Alongside with Publish articles globally, this time limit has been introduced on Day 2,494.


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