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direct linking to other websites is possible?
vincefromitaly
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Posted: Monday, July 17, 2017 - 02:55 AM GMT+7
The essence of the question is indeed in the topic title.
Is it possible to post direct links to other websites?
Thanks for your reply
Best regards
majjanelson
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Posted: Monday, July 17, 2017 - 05:05 AM GMT+7
Vincenzo,

If you click on the animated banner in the lower portion of my post, it opens our AMPS club website in another tab.

Below should be a direct link, using the "url" code, to the same website.

http://www.ampscentralsouthcarolina.org/

Is this what you are asking about?
ptruhe
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Posted: Monday, July 17, 2017 - 05:27 AM GMT+7
Depends on what is being linked. Some sites like PMMS disable direct image linking and rightly so because each forum topic view with a direct image link contributes to their total website traffic ($$$).
JClapp
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Posted: Monday, July 17, 2017 - 10:28 AM GMT+7
to insert in post an image file, use this code -



drabslab
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Posted: Monday, July 17, 2017 - 06:53 PM GMT+7

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The essence of the question is indeed in the topic title.
Is it possible to post direct links to other websites?
Thanks for your reply
Best regards



It is possible; whether it is good practice is another question.

Making the content of one site depending on the survival of another cna give troubles. Just look at the stress the photobucket issue is causing right now.