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« on: August 31, 2006 03:53:57 PM »

I was wondering how the heck you make a link where the link isnt the url and it is a word like for instance a link to google:

GOOGLE     <--thats what the link looks like and goes to www.google.com instead of the URL..

if that makes any sense  Undecided Huh
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« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2006 07:27:41 PM »

Makes total sense!

Type what you want it to actually be viewed as... Google!, for instance.
Highlight it
Press the Insert Hyperlink Button
Inside the first bracket, after the URL code, type an = then paste the address

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« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2006 07:45:44 PM »

thanks  Wink
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« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2006 07:47:07 PM »

Google yay i did it.. Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2006 07:47:59 PM »

Hehee... Smiley  Yay!
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« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2006 06:22:09 PM »

I searched for this, but couldn't find an answer, and like I said in the title - I'm totally code inept, so if someone could help me out, that would be awesome!  Smiley

I would like the links in my signature to appear as titles and not the whole link itself.  For example, my myspace link... How do I get it to just read "MySpace" and not the whole www.myspace...... ?

I know this is probably pretty basic, but any help would be appreciated!  Long live Craftster and its wonderfulness!!  Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: December 11, 2006 07:29:40 PM »

It really isn't that "basic". I think it took me something like 6 months to figure it out.  Wink

Code:
[url=www.myspace.com/shimmers_spot]myspace[/url]

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« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2006 05:14:50 AM »

Thank you SO much!   Smiley  That was perfect!!  I wish I was up on all that stuff!
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« Reply #8 on: December 12, 2006 05:33:43 AM »

A great place on the web to learn HTML: HTML Goodies.com  Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: December 12, 2006 06:07:42 AM »

Just had to say, this isn't actually HTML, it's BBCode.
HTML does not work in most forum signatures. Smiley
For example, bolding in HTML is <b>Bold Text</b>
See how that doesn't work? It's actually in BBCode, which is [ b]Bold Text[ /b] (without the spaces, producing Bold Text). Smiley
I hope I didn't just confuse you more. Tongue

Not all the tags you can learn here will work, it depends what is and isn't allowed in this individual forum, but here's a guide:
http://sillydog.org/forum/faq.php?mode=bbcode
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