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by ac1818 / July 9, 2010 6:34 PM PDT

Can someone please tell me how to place a link in this forum for example make "here" goto a certain website.
Thanks

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Sure...
by John.Wilkinson / July 10, 2010 3:46 PM PDT
In reply to: Links

The Forum FAQs, linked to in the left navigation panel, go into full details, but the general format is:

{url=http://wwww.CNET.com}my link{/url}

Replace the curly braces with square brackets. Also, please always include the http:// or the link will just point to your own post.

Hope this helps,
John

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Thanks And...
by ac1818 / July 10, 2010 9:16 PM PDT
In reply to: Sure...

Is there a way I will know that the link is created successfully before posting it?

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Preview, then test
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 10, 2010 9:23 PM PDT
In reply to: Thanks And...

Instead of clicking Submit, click Preview and test your link.

Just a note. We ask all members to read Forum Policy as it holds important information about a number of issues, including posting links for advertising and/or promotion links.

I hope that helps.

Mark

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Yes i read that
by ac1818 / July 10, 2010 9:29 PM PDT
In reply to: Preview, then test

One thing. I tried doing it however can you post a link in the subject box.

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We don't do that.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 10, 2010 9:30 PM PDT
In reply to: Yes i read that

We don't do that because the Subject line is the link to the post itself.

Mark

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Oh Yeah your right
by ac1818 / July 10, 2010 9:49 PM PDT
In reply to: We don't do that.

Thanks for your help

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