Difference between revisions of "How do I allow or prevent HTML in my Guestbook's entries?"


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1. Log into your Bravenet account and click on "Guestbook" in the list of registered services
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1. Log into your Bravenet account and click on "Guestbook" in the list of registered services<br />
2. Click on "General Settings"
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2. Click on "General Settings"<br />
3. Click the "Security" tab
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3. Click the "Security" tab<br />
4. Beneath "Allow HTML in Guestbook Entries?", select 'Yes' to enable HTML in your Guestbook entries, or 'No' to disable HTML
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4. Beneath "Allow HTML in Guestbook Entries?", select 'Yes' to enable HTML in your Guestbook entries, or 'No' to disable HTML<br />
5. Click on the "Save" button
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5. Click on the "Save" button<br />
 
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Allowing HTML code in your Guestbook postings means that visitors who know HTML may post more than just text. Entries may include an active link to a website or file, a photo, or a script.   
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Allowing HTML code in your Guestbook postings means that visitors who know HTML may post more than just text. Entries may include an active link to a website or file, a photo, or a script.  <br />
 
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The downside is that there is the possibility that these entries may cause an executable file to run or may contain inappropriate images.   
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The downside is that there is the possibility that these entries may cause an executable file to run or may contain inappropriate images.  <br />
 
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You should monitor your Guestbook for such entries and delete them, or do not allow HTML to be used to avoid these problems.  
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You should monitor your Guestbook for such entries and delete them, or do not allow HTML to be used to avoid these problems. <br />
 
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If younger people will be viewing the Guestbook, you might want to consider enabling Post Approval. This will give you a chance to review all entries before they appear.
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If younger people will be viewing the Guestbook, you might want to consider enabling Post Approval. This will give you a chance to review all entries before they appear.<br />
 
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Revision as of 10:04, 2 December 2009

1. Log into your Bravenet account and click on "Guestbook" in the list of registered services
2. Click on "General Settings"
3. Click the "Security" tab
4. Beneath "Allow HTML in Guestbook Entries?", select 'Yes' to enable HTML in your Guestbook entries, or 'No' to disable HTML
5. Click on the "Save" button

Allowing HTML code in your Guestbook postings means that visitors who know HTML may post more than just text. Entries may include an active link to a website or file, a photo, or a script.

The downside is that there is the possibility that these entries may cause an executable file to run or may contain inappropriate images.

You should monitor your Guestbook for such entries and delete them, or do not allow HTML to be used to avoid these problems.

If younger people will be viewing the Guestbook, you might want to consider enabling Post Approval. This will give you a chance to review all entries before they appear.