You are encouraged to use HTML tags especially such as <p> and <code>. Please use the code tags to surround any code as it is clearly stated in the Site How To. perhaps if you had read it beforehand, you wouldn't be having problems now since HTML parsers ignore newlines.
Snippets of code should be wrapped in
<code> tags not<pre> tags. In fact, <pre>
tags should generally be avoided. If they must
be used, extreme care should be
taken to ensure that their contents do not
have long lines (<70 chars), in order to prevent
horizontal scrolling (and possible janitor