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Inserting long URL's into posts - help
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2006, 10:40:46 PM »
K...  Lemme try it this way:

CLICK HERE FOR JAY'S LINK
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Inserting long URL's into posts - help
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2006, 10:41:11 PM »
Sonofa....
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Inserting long URL's into posts - help
« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2006, 11:11:00 PM »
I've noticed url's with punctuation marks like "!" and "?" will screw things up.
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Inserting long URL's into posts - help
« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2006, 11:19:15 PM »
Oh good... thought it was just me.  It's not a huge deal but I figured I was doing something wrong.  Thanks for trying.  :beers:
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Re: Inserting long URL's into posts - help
« Reply #7 on: July 10, 2008, 04:32:52 AM »
This thread is a little old, BUT, what the hey!  A decent way to shorten a long url down is use this site and the url it creates for you.

Come in handy quite a few times in the past.

http://tinyurl.com/
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Re: Inserting long URL's into posts - help
« Reply #8 on: July 10, 2008, 04:45:15 PM »
You can always give it a name by tagging it like this:
[ url=http://whatever your url is - without any spaces, of course ]the name you wanna give it between the tags. [ /url ]
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Re: Inserting long URL's into posts - help
« Reply #9 on: July 11, 2008, 08:27:34 AM »
You can always give it a name by tagging it like this:
[ url=http://whatever your url is - without any spaces, of course ]the name you wanna give it between the tags. [ /url ]

Which is what I tried to do in Reply #2...  Didn't work with this particular link.
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Re: Inserting long URL's into posts - help
« Reply #10 on: July 21, 2008, 10:12:43 AM »
The only problem with the tinyurl way is that the links expire.  Which is fine on a board that purges its archives from time to time.  The Alley doesn't, so quite often you'll come across a tinyurl link that's expired, even though the original isn't.

On that note, it looks a little like the new board software deals with long urls and punctuation better?  Unless I totally missed the point of the lesson?  (distinct  possibility  :wink: )
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