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How do I become a member?

You can become a member at https://codepad.co/signup during the Beta stage we was an invite only community due to the success and extensive testing we are now open to everyone. Simply signup at https://codepad.co/signup and you will gain instant access to Codepad after email verification.

What kind of snippets can I save?

You can save any snippet, aslong as its not malicious of anykind.

Can I save a snippet & make it private?

Absolutely when saving a snippet you have the option to make it Public, Private or Part Private.
Public = Your snippet will be added in the public stream, returned in search resuts and indexed by search engines.
Private = Your snippet will be visible to you only.
Part Private = The url will be visible to anyone, but the snippet will not be shown in public snippets, search results and will not be indexed by search engines. This is a good option when you want to share a snippet with someone/group but it not be added to the public stream.

How do snippets become popular?

Snippets become popular automatically based on the Codepad algorithm.

What is “Available for hire”?

“Available for hire” is used by developers who are available to do client jobs. Clients can send an email directly to a developer for future discussion.

How can I be a featured/stared developer?

Developers receive a “Star Sign” if they are active. Active developers are those who have posted snippets or playgrounds, liked, commented and helped other developers during the past month. There are a limited number of “Star Signs.”

What is clone option?

Using clone option you can easy copy/paste a snippet or playground to your account so you can perform modifications to the code snippets.

What is playground?

Playground is a feature that helps you run live demos of your code.

What is the Following page?

The Following features gives you a chance to see all new snippets from developers you are following.

What is the Suggestions Page?

The Suggestion feature helps you follow the new snippets based on your interests. Suggestions are based on your skills.

How can I embed the code in comments

You can use [html][/html], [css][/css], [php][/php] to embed the code. The full list of codes: abap, abc, actionscript, ada, apache_conf, applescript, asciidoc, assembly_x86, autohotkey, batchfile, c_cpp, c9search, cirru, clojure, cobol, coffee, coldfusion, csharp, css, curly, d, dart, diff, django, dockerfile, dot, eiffel, ejs, elixir, elm, erlang, forth, ftl, gcode, gherkin, gitignore, glsl, golang, groovy, haml, handlebars, haskell, haxe, html, html_elixir, html_ruby, ini, io, jack, jade, java, javascript, json, jsoniq, jsp, jsx, julia, latex, lean, less, liquid, lisp, live_script, livescript, logiql, lsl, lua, luapage, lucene, makefile, markdown, mask, matlab, mavens_mate_log, maze, mel, mips_assembler, mipsassembler, mushcode, mysql, nix, objectivec, ocaml, pascal, perl, pgsql, php, plain_text, powershell, praat, prolog, properties, protobuf, python, r, rdoc, rhtml, ruby, rust, sass, scad, scala, scheme, scss, sh, sjs, smarty, snippets, soy_template, space, sql, sqlserver, stylus, svg, swift, swig, tcl, tex, text, textile, toml, twig, typescript, vala, vbscript, velocity, verilog, vhdl, xml, xquery, yaml.

I've forgotten my password?

Don't worry you can recover your password just visit https://codepad.co/password/email

If I delete a snippet what happens to the stats?

All stats (likes, downloads, views and comments) will be deleted along with the snippet.

My account is "suspended"?

Yeah it's pretty much as it reads your account has been suspended this is more than likely due to publishing content that is of no relevance to Codepad.

If your account has been suspended and you feel there has been an error of some kind please contact us at https://codepad.co/contact

I've found a bug can I report it?

You please do you can email us at https://codepad.co/contact and we will be happy to answer any questions you may have and will fix/resolve any bugs you've found.

How do I get in touch with you?

You can send us a message at https://codepad.co/contact and we will be happy to answer any questions you may have.