New Smiley

How do I make a smiley? Or more to the point, include one that I make?

I know how to make favicons (badly). Is there a smiley formula?


These Smiles are installed as part of the forum software:
:smiley: :slight_smile: :wink: :frowning: :astonished: :open_mouth: :confused: :sunglasses: :laughing: :angry: :stuck_out_tongue: :blush: :cry: :imp: :smiling_imp: :unamused: :exclamation: :question: :bulb: :arrow_right: :neutral_face: :mrgreen: :nerd: :ugeek:

Each of them has an associated code so that when the forum software sees the code in a message, it replaces the text code with a graphic.
These are the codes that are in use.

 :D  :)  ;)  :(  :o  :shock:  :?  8-)  :lol:  :x  :P  :oops:  :cry:  :evil:  :twisted:  :roll:  :!:  :?:  :idea:  :arrow:  :|  :mrgreen:  :geek:  :ugeek:

Only the forum administrator has access to changing these Smilies.

If however you have an image (example - smilie.gif) that you wish to insert into a message, you can put that image onto your web space (or anywhere on the internet) and display it using the “Img” tag (See the

Yes. The moving ones are animated GIFs, right?


Yes, and unlike the one I posted, they should have a transparent background.