How to Make Fancy Links

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How to Make Fancy Links

Post by VTRDark » Fri Jun 26, 2015 5:44 pm

Following on from something that started in the following thread:
viewtopic.php?f=18&t=18681&p=386962#p386958

As requested :biggrin
Yes, and then tell us how you can take that link, and call it whatever you want. (in the pooter section please....quick as ye like. c'mon. get going....what are y waiting for?) :lol:
Here you go mate. I will even make it a fancy link. :wink:
Disaster has struck. !!!!!!
A quick Tutorial

Basically I start with the link as follows:

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http://www.vtr1000.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=36492&hilit=starter
Then I copy and paste the thread title or anything you want to type for that matter and place that after the link as follows:

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http://www.vtr1000.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=36492&hilit=starterDisaster has struck. !!!!!!
I then have to enclose this in tags (code to the layman) :wink: starting with making the link live as follows:

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[url=http://www.vtr1000.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=36492&hilit=starter]Disaster has struck. !!!!!!
note the 2nd closing tag

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]
after the link (er]Di) but before your title. Everything has an opening tag and a closing tag.

The

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[url=
we added in previously is still open so this needs to be closed as follows:

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[url=http://www.vtr1000.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=36492&hilit=starter]Disaster has struck. !!!!!![/url]
We now have.......
Disaster has struck. !!!!!!

You can then highlight the above and then simply apply whichever BBCode tags you want from the top of your post edit window. So if I want bold it's as follows:

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[b][url=http://www.vtr1000.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=36492&hilit=starter]Disaster has struck. !!!!!![/url][/b]
Disaster has struck. !!!!!!

You can resize as follows:

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[size=150][b][url=http://www.vtr1000.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=36492&hilit=starter]Disaster has struck. !!!!!![/url][/b][/size]
Disaster has struck. !!!!!!

Note you don't have to have 150 as large in this tag and you can manually change it if you wish to....say, 165 as follows:

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[size=165][b][url=http://www.vtr1000.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=36492&hilit=starter]Disaster has struck. !!!!!![/url][/b][/size]
Disaster has struck. !!!!!!

How about adding some colour :biggrin

Disaster has struck. !!!!!!

Apply colour tags around your title as follows:

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[size=200][b][url=http://www.vtr1000.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=36492&hilit=starter][color=#4000BF]Disaster has struck. !!!!!![/color][/url][/b][/size]
Now my head hurts :lol: Hope that helps folks and I await a response. It's hard work and time consuming making posts like this and after reading back through it I am not happy with how I have explained things. The layout is rubbish. It would be best if folks follow along with it like a tutorial for it to make sense. When I get some time I shall make this a How To Style Your Posts Guide or something for the Cyborg Links if people want. Maybe I should do an Advanced search one too. :roll: But it will have to be done offline and with pics etc and then pasted in as it takes time to do properly.

Is it just me or is the forum really busy tonight. :think: I'm shattered and it time to take a break from this screen.

Have fun folks. :beer:

PS if you want to see the code behind lonesomes post then you can use the Quote button (top right of relevant post) and view a users post. Handy for copy and pasting. :wink:


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Re: How to Make Fancy Links

Post by chric » Fri Jun 26, 2015 5:54 pm

:think: :think: :think: :wtf:
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Re: How to Make Fancy Links

Post by sirch345 » Fri Jun 26, 2015 9:26 pm

:D :thumbup: nice one Carl,

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Re: How to Make Fancy Links

Post by dannymassive » Thu Jul 02, 2015 10:12 pm

Good explanation there! Thanks for that - it will make life a little easier! :thumbup:

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Re: How to Make Fancy Links

Post by VTRDark » Fri Jul 03, 2015 11:07 pm

Woohoo it works then. :lol: Glad it helped. :thumbup:

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