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Help from mods - please

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Registered: 15-06-2007

Help from mods - please

I have been most impressed with the way that the mods can shorten links to a single word as a link.
How can I do it?
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Help from mods - please

http://www.somesite.com/with/and/impressivly/long/looking/address/

Becomes this

And is done using the following.


http://www.somesite.com/with/and/impressivly/long/looking/address/

[url=http://www.somesite.com/with/and/impressivly/long/looking/address/]Becomes this[/url]
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Help from mods - please

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Help from mods - please

Anyone can do it Smiley
[url=http://www.google.com]Google[/url]

For example this would show up as Google
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Help from mods - please

Like this

{url=http://somedomain.com}here{/url}

Replace { with [ and it appears like this
Community Veteran
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Help from mods - please

edit - deleted
just realised I missed the forward slash from the final url
thanks to all
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Help from mods - please

forgot the / after test but before url.
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Help from mods - please

Indeed. Make sure BBcode isn't disabled, which can be done via your profile, or on a per post basis (below the reply box, but above the submit button).

Otherwise, make sure you include a forward slash (/) on the closing [/url] tag
Community Veteran
Posts: 38,216
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Fixes: 54
Registered: 15-06-2007

Help from mods - please

Thanks for all the help - post edited as I realised the error while other replies were being made