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Media Module

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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 typography.

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
  • Article editing tools.png - Clean formatting of the selected text.
  • Article editing tools.png - Add a line 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
  • Article editing tools.png - Add YouTube video to the article.
    Note: You should add ONLY the video ID here, not the whole URL. For example, use [youtube]vMScADg-tn4[/youtube], not [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMScADg-tn4[/youtube].
  • Article editing tools.png - Add any video to the article (full URL).

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  • Article editing tools.png - Deletes the draft of last unpublished article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]me@something.com[/email] me@something.com
eMails inside Text [email=] [/email] [email=me@something.com]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]

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 is 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 "-".



You can also find the full list of Emojis here.

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 and a category from the drop-down menus.

Six categories are available:

  • First steps in eRepublik
  • Battle orders
  • Warfare analysis
  • Political debates and analysis
  • Financial business
  • 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 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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* Icon-gold.gif 5 GOLD will be sent to the treasury of the country in which the article is published.

Remember to check your article later to read and answer to your readers' comments!
Note: keep in mind that:

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


  • Q: Do you restrict the width and height of images posted in an article?
    • A: The images are getting auto-resized to the width of 675 pixels.
  • Q: What is the characters' limit?
    • A It isn't known exactly, but for sure with 40,000 characters the article won't be cut.
  • Q: After I publish the article, when I visit its page, it keeps loading without actually showing the article, while other articles work properly. Why's that?
    • A The reason this happens is that you use some characters in your article that are bad for the system. To fix that, simply remove those characters.
      Such characters are: { } (curly brackets) and — (em dash or double dash).

See also


  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.