Overview

About

HTML to BBCode converter

Usage

Command line converter

Input data will be read from the specified file and the result will be written to the specified file using custom elements mapping:

$ html2bbcode --map map.conf input.html output.bbcode

Input data will be read from the specified file and the result will be written to the standart output:

$ html2bbcode input.html

Input data will be read from the standard input and the result will be written to the specified file:

$ cat input.html | html2bbcode output.bbcode

Input data will be read from the standard input and the result will be written to the standard output:

$ cat input.html | html2bbcode

Mapping

--map option used to extend and change the default mapping:

[blockquote]
start: [quote]
end: [/quote]

Python module

>>> parser = HTML2BBCode()
>>> str(parser.feed('<ul><li>one</li><li>two</li></ul>'))
'[list][li]one[/li][li]two[/li][/list]'
>>> str(parser.feed('<a href="http://google.com/">Google</a>'))
'[url=http://google.com/]Google[/url]'
>>> str(parser.feed('<img src="http://www.google.com/images/logo.png">'))
'[img]http://www.google.com/images/logo.png[/img]'
>>> str(parser.feed('<em>EM test</em>'))
'[i]EM test[/i]'
>>> str(parser.feed('<strong>Strong text</strong>'))
'[b]Strong text[/b]'
>>> str(parser.feed('<code>a = 10;</code>'))
'[code]a = 10;[/code]'
>>> str(parser.feed('<blockquote>Beautiful is better than ugly.</blockquote>'))
'[quote]Beautiful is better than ugly.[/quote]'