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mandak
09-10-2012, 06:44 AM
I'm going to show you the easiest way to make text (and then an image) clickable.

Whether you are working in the forum or the gallery, you can use this method. For the gallery, you'll need to open a forum window, and type like you are posting a reply - only you'll just copy and paste your text to the gallery and not post it!

Here we go:

Clickable Text

Type your words. Often, you will be linking to credits in the store.

Then highlight the words you want to make clickable. Click on the little funny blue circle with a sideways 8 next to it.

http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/images/tutorials/ImageLinking/Text1.jpg

Paste your URL into the box that pops up and click OK.

http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/images/tutorials/ImageLinking/Text2.jpg

Now your forum post (or information for the gallery) is ready. Simply Post the Quick Reply or Copy/Paste it to the Information box in the gallery.

http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/images/tutorials/ImageLinking/Text3.jpg


Clickable Images

Do do this with an image, it's almost the same! For this, we will find a layout in the gallery we want to link to.

Find the layout in the gallery, and scroll down below the description you entered. Copy the text in the direct link box.

http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/images/tutorials/ImageLinking/Photo1.jpg

Go to the forum and click on the little yellow box with a mountain on it in the forum. Paste the link you just copied and click OK.

http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/images/tutorials/ImageLinking/Photo2.jpg

http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/images/tutorials/ImageLinking/Photo3.jpg

Now, go back to the gallery and copy the URL of the page your layout is on.

http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/images/tutorials/ImageLinking/Photo4.jpg

Then back to the forum. Where we will highlight the entire image - from - and do the same thing we did when linking text, click the blue circle with the sideways 8, paste the link and click OK.

[IMG]http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/images/tutorials/ImageLinking/Photo5.jpg

Now when you post your reply, the image itself will be linkable to the gallery.

**You can skip the adding a link if you just want to post an image somewhere.

Hope that's helpful!

NancyP
09-10-2012, 09:27 AM
And----------you want me to try this-----right????? 8D BWAAAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!
OK, only kidding!! I'll give it a shot!!

britnkaysmemaw2
09-11-2012, 09:07 AM
Those are wonderful instructions! I learned how to make the image clickable, Yeah!!!!!
Thanks bunches!

mandak
09-12-2012, 01:52 PM
Yay! You're so welcome!

6grand
09-06-2013, 12:07 AM
Great info - thank you so much for posting this tutorial! You're the best. I know I will use this quite a bit :)

connie
09-07-2013, 12:52 PM
Oops! Didn't mean to post - trying to get a link in the gallery!

Alquafea
09-07-2013, 10:45 PM
I always wondered how to do that. Thanks so much for the tutorial.

lebjs
09-17-2013, 05:40 AM
Another great tutorial - thanks :)

thatdss
05-11-2014, 07:01 PM
I know I'm late finding this tut, but I have been trying to figure out how to have a clickable image for awhile now. Great instructions!! Thank you :)

Bagheertje
10-17-2014, 05:58 AM
I cannot find the box with the direct link under my description...
I see this: am I looking in the wrong place?

http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/gallery/data/500/medium/linking2.JPG

foxinsocks
10-17-2014, 07:56 AM
The gallery has changed since this tutorial was written. To get the link to the pic you now need to right click on your picture and then copy image location (I am on a Mac and that is what it says but should be similar for a pc).

Studio4 Designworks
10-17-2014, 10:51 AM
Thanks Bryony. Yes, it's the same for a PC. I've always worked on a Mac, but my current job I have a PC and it's "right click" - "copy image location" as well.