What is Emoticons?
Emoticons are converted to small smiley images in the Reading View.
Enable forum-style emoticon (smiley) replacement within MediaWiki.
BlueSpice has a list of emoticons, or smilies, coming from chat jargon. These can enhance communication by expressing things like irony, for example. If a user adds a smiley to an article, this is transformed into an image.
Where to find Emoticons?
The following sequences of symbols are transformed into emoticons. Here is the list of BlueSpice smilies where you see the sequence of symbols, then the name of the image, then the image and a short description:
:-) smile.png smiling :-( sad.png sad :-| neutral.png neutral, sceptical :-@ angry.png angry, annoyed ;-) wink.png winking, ironic :-D smile-big.png laughing :-/ thinking.png thinking :-X shut-mouth.png sealed lips :'( crying.png crying :-O shock.png shocked, surprised :-S confused.png undecided, confused 8-)
:lol: glasses-cool.png cool, sunglasses (:| yawn.png yawning :good:good.png good, thumbs up :bad: bad.png bad, thumbs down :-[ embarrassed.png embarrassed, blushing [-X shame.png ashamed
Tips for using emoticons
If a user adds an emoticon to an article, this is transformed into a small image. The emoticons used can be changed at the page Template: emoticons.
Classic emoticons with MediaWiki
MediaWiki does not have smilies installed by default.
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