No-one likes general adverts, and ours hadn't been updated for ages, so we're having a clear-out and a change round to make the new ones useful to you. These new adverts bring in a small amount to help pay for the board and keep it free for you to use, so please do use them whenever you can, Let our links help you find great books on glass or a new piece for your collection. Thank you for supporting the Board.

Author Topic: TECHIE TIPS: Short URL links  (Read 12730 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Anne

  • GMB Tech Support Manager & "Board (never bored) Dame"
  • Global Moderator
  • Members
  • *
  • Posts: 14610
  • Gender: Female
  • I has a stick to poke the server with yes!
    • Glass trinket sets
    • Cumbria England
    • My Glass Collection
TECHIE TIPS: Short URL links
« on: March 03, 2008, 02:07:14 PM »
If you find a site with a huge long URL that scrolls forever, you can use a short form to make it look much neater.

From the posting screen use the URL function - press the insert hyperlink icon (the one which looks like a globe  in the 2nd icon row above the box you type your post into) to give you an URL tag,  then put an = sign between URL and ] and follow the = with the long link, then between the ] of that long link and the ending [/url] tag type the short text link you want to use...  so it will look something like this in your create new message screen:
Code: [Select]
which would give this effect: LINK in the posted message on the forum.

Much neater!  8)
Cheers! Anne, da tekniqual wizzerd
~ Glass Trinket Sets ~ GlassLinks ~ GlasSpeak ~ GlassGallery 
 ~  Glassoholic Blog ~ Glassoholic Gallery ~

Support the Glass Message Board by finding a book via


SMF spam blocked by CleanTalk
Visit the Glass Encyclopedia
link to glass encyclopedia
Visit the Online Glass Museum
link to glass museum

This website is provided by Angela Bowey, PO Box 113, Paihia 0247, New Zealand