Easy Hotlink Tutorial

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[a href="http://address here"]insert name of link here[/a]

Replace [ with < Replace ] with >

There is only one space used: between a and href

-- LunaC (LunaC@LunaC.com), May 08, 2000


Replace [ with ( and ] with )

-- tc (x@u.ed), May 08, 2000.

sorry make that < and >

-- tc (xY@u.ed), May 08, 2000.

See? It isn't easy writing tech manuals, is it? 8-}

-- DeeEmBee (macbeth1@pacbell.net), May 08, 2000.

Or you might try:

< a href="http://address"> name of site</a>

Which is what LunaC was saying

Example of address is www.cnn.com for name could be CNN interactive;

as in

CNN interactive Or so it goes. Note Phil's site doen't like "smart quotes".

Best wishes,,,,


-- Z1X4Y7 (Z1X4Y7@aol.com), May 08, 2000.

What are "smart quotes"?

-- LunaC (LunaC@LunaC.com), May 08, 2000.

Smart quotes look like this  while stupid quotes look like this ". If you compose on this site; no problem. If you do it in something like Word Perfect, change your quotes in hot links. At least that is my experience.

Best wishes,,,,

-- Z1X4Y7 (Z1X4Y7@aol.com), May 08, 2000.

Thanks. I'll try it.

-- Pig (don't@think.so), May 08, 2000.

Thanks, Z! Whoda thunk that we'd have terminology to distinguish between quotation marks? For some reason I find that amusing.

-- LunaC (LunaC@LunaC.com), May 09, 2000.

They are called escape sequences. It allows you force a system to view characters the way you want, rather than executing a function.

&lt;"blah"&gt; (for instance)

gives <"blah">

Not too hard to learn if you put your mind to it! (if I can do it, so can anyone else!)

-- Super Polly (FU_Q_Y2kfreaks@hotmail.com), May 09, 2000.

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