How can I contact
Check out our contact page.
When you create an account you
get your own PSTE. This means you can now store pastes and have full control
over them at any point in the future. Having your own PSTE is also great for
sharing your pastes with others. Your PSTE is both public and private at the
same time. Your public pastes are visible to everybody while the private ones
are only visible to you.
pastes can I create?
The short answer is: as many as you
like.There are however some
limitations to fight off spammers.Guests can create up to 10 new
pastes per 24 hours.Free members can create up to 20
new pastes per 24 hours.Further limits
are:Guest can create unlimited
'public' pastes, unlimited 'unlisted' pastes, but can't create 'private'
pastes.Free members can create
unlimited 'public' pastes, 10 'unlisted' pastes, 2 'private' paste.But I see some
people post way more than those limits, how is that possible?Some users have special
permissions to their accounts. If you want to post more than 250 pastes per day,
How does your
Spam Filter work?
PSTE uses an automated spam
protection system that will sometimes display a captcha request after you have
tried to create a new paste. When you get a captcha request, you have 10 minutes
to enter a valid response. If you don't validate your paste within 10 minutes,
we will automatically remove it.
Various things can trigger this
captcha spam protection.
A few examples
- trying to create a certain
amount of new pastes in a short period of time. (flooding)
- trying to create pastes with
links in it.
- trying to create duplicate
- trying to create pastes with
'suspicious' keywords in it.
If you create a public paste
(public by default), your paste will show up for everybody in the menu on the
right and on the archive pages. You can also create unlisted pastes, these items
will be invisible for others unless you share your paste link. If you are a
member of PSTE you can also create private pastes. These items can only be
viewed by you when you are logged in and are therefore password protected.
Search engines will only index public pastes.
How can I get
You are only able to remove
items that you created while you were logged in. If you pasted something as a
guest, there is no quick delete option. You can however use the 'REPORT ABUSE'
button above each paste, and explain why the item has to be removed. We try to
handle all removal requests within 24 hours. You can also email us. For DMCA removal requests
please click here.
How does your
hits counter work?
The hits shown above each paste
displays the number of unique visitors. We only count a visitor once per certain
amount of time, and we try to filter out bot & scraper traffic from the hits
counter. We also do not include hits which came from the RAW version of pastes,
so only the hits that happened on our actual website.
languages do you offer syntax highlighting?
4CS / 6502 ACME Cross Assembler
/ 6502 Kick Assembler / 6502 TASM/64TASS / ABAP / ActionScript / ActionScript 3
/ Ada / AIMMS / ALGOL 68 / Apache Log / AppleScript / APT Sources / Arduino /
ARM / ASM (NASM) / ASP / Asymptote / autoconf / Autohotkey / AutoIt / Avisynth /
Awk / BASCOM AVR / Bash / Basic4GL / Batch / BibTeX / Blitz Basic / Blitz3D /
BlitzMax / BNF / BOO / BrainFuck / C / C (WinAPI) / C for Macs / C Intermediate
Language / C# / C++ / C++ (WinAPI) / C++ (with Qt extensions) / C: Loadrunner /
CAD DCL / CAD Lisp / Ceylon / CFDG / ChaiScript / Chapel / Clojure / Clone C /
Clone C++ / CMake / COBOL / CoffeeScript / ColdFusion / CSS / Cuesheet / D /
Dart / DCL / DCPU-16 / DCS / Delphi / Delphi Prism (Oxygene) / Diff / DIV / DOT
/ E / Easytrieve / ECMAScript / Eiffel / Email / EPC / Erlang / Euphoria / F# /
Falcon / Filemaker / FO Language / Formula One / Fortran / FreeBasic /
FreeSWITCH / GAMBAS / Game Maker / GDB / Genero / Genie / GetText / Go / Groovy
/ GwBasic / Haskell / Haxe / HicEst / HQ9 Plus / HTML / HTML 5 / Icon / IDL /
INI file / Inno Script / INTERCAL / IO / ISPF Panel Definition / J / Java / Java
Liberty BASIC / Linden Scripting / Lisp / LLVM / Loco Basic / Logtalk / LOL Code
/ Lotus Formulas / Lotus Script / LScript / Lua / M68000 Assembler / MagikSF /
Make / MapBasic / Markdown / MatLab / mIRC / MIX Assembler / Modula 2 / Modula 3
/ Motorola 68000 HiSoft Dev / MPASM / MXML / MySQL / Nagios / NetRexx / newLISP
/ Nginx / Nim / NullSoft Installer / Oberon 2 / Objeck Programming Langua /
Objective C / OCaml / OCaml Brief / Octave / Open Object Rexx / OpenBSD PACKET
FILTER / OpenGL Shading / Openoffice BASIC / Oracle 11 / Oracle 8 / Oz /
ParaSail / PARI/GP / Pascal / Pawn / PCRE / Per / Perl / Perl 6 / PHP / PHP
Brief / Pic 16 / Pike / Pixel Bender / PL/I / PL/SQL / PostgreSQL / PostScript /
POV-Ray / PowerBuilder / PowerShell / ProFTPd / Progress / Prolog / Properties /
ProvideX / Puppet / PureBasic / PyCon / Python / Python for S60 / q/kdb+ /
QBasic / QML / R / Racket / Rails / RBScript / REBOL / REG / Rexx / Robots / RPM
Spec / Ruby / Ruby Gnuplot / Rust / SAS / Scala / Scheme / Scilab / SCL /
SdlBasic / Smalltalk / Smarty / SPARK / SPARQL / SQF / SQL / StandardML /
StoneScript / SuperCollider / Swift / SystemVerilog / T-SQL / TCL / Tera Term /
thinBasic / TypoScript / Unicon / UnrealScript / UPC / Urbi / Vala / VB.NET /
VBScript / Vedit / VeriLog / VHDL / VIM / Visual Pro Log / VisualBasic /
VisualFoxPro / WhiteSpace / WHOIS / Winbatch / XBasic / XML / Xorg Config / XPP
/ YAML / Z80 Assembler / ZXBasic / All archives are listed here. We use the Geshi software for
our highlighting. Please contact us if you want to suggest a new
How do I
highlight certain lines in a paste?
There are two ways of doing
this. While creating a new paste, you can select the lines that you want to
highlight, and while those lines are selected you can click the small 'pen' icon
at the top right of the textarea. This will add the code '@[email protected]' before each
selected line. When you submit the paste, those codes will change into yellow
highlighted lines. You can also manually add the code '@[email protected]' infront of each line
that you want to highlight.
advertise my product/brand on PSTE?
Do my pastes
stay online forever?
That depends on you. You decide
if you want your pastes to "expire". Setting an expiration date will
automatically remove the paste after a certain amount of time. Also, as a member
you can always delete your pastes whenever you like.
At this moment in time we do not
delete pastes that do not have an expiration date. But in the future we might
automatically delete pastes that have not been viewed by anyone in more than 6
months. Again, this is not something we are doing at this moment.