Check out Half-Life Re-imagined competition results!
Check out Skewing textures in Hammer, our newest tutorial!
Welcome, torekk, our newest member!

logo

Site Stuff

Reference

Maps

Community

ShoutBOX

Poll

Feeling Blue

What's your favourite shade of blue?

Azure

13

Cobalt

30

Turquoise

8

Cyan

10

Royal

6

Teal

3

Onliners

2 mins

Penguinboy

11 mins

The Mad Carrot

13 mins

2muchvideogames

16 mins

Victor-933

45 mins

Jessie

1 hours

James Luke

1 hours

Trempler

Affiliates

A gaming and technology blog by TWHL admins Penguinboy and Ant. A music blog by TWHL users Ant and Hugh.

PHP URL Tag Formatting

By Chris 'autolycus' Bokitch

The url tags on this site and on the Chatbear message board system (which most of my tags are based on) use this format:

    url=http://www.url.com/[url description]url

This is parsed from a block of text ($string) using the following PHP code:

$string = preg_replace("/url=(.*?)\[/", "<a href=\"\\1\">", $string);
$string = ereg_replace("\]url", "</a>", $string);

So, you can do something like this ...

    url=http://collective.valve-erc.com/[VERC Collective]url

...and you'll get this ...