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HowTo Post HTML Text On StackOverflow

I need to post some HTML code here for illustrating my questions. However, whenever I post the HTML, it is always interpreted by the page rather than display it directly.

I have tried the following methods, none of them work for me.

< XMP >

< /XMP >

< PRE > < /PRE >

< CODE > < /CODE >

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You simply need to indent your code with 4 spaces – Daniel Vassallo Aug 2 '10 at 19:04

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HTML - How to post HTML in StackOverflow

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This button is no longer available – Madbreaks May 10 '12 at 19:22

Click the button which has:


on it!

Post any code you like.

<div></div><p>a p tag</p><table><tr><td>some td</td></tr></table>
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This button is no longer available – Madbreaks May 10 '12 at 19:22
@Madbreaks I believe you are correct. – Chris May 15 '12 at 18:38
So how do we do it now? – Ben Clayton Oct 11 '12 at 14:58

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