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Offline Kim

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Links in shoutbox
« on: October 20, 2017, 08:28:15 AM »
Is there anyway to replace links in shoutbox with [link] instead of the whole url?
Thanks
« Last Edit: October 20, 2017, 04:07:27 PM by kim »

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Re: Links in shoutbox
« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2017, 12:00:59 PM »
Hi, and welcome to TP support.

You can add text links in the shoutbox in the same way you would in the forum, by using bbc tags.  For example
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[iurl=https://www.tinyportal.net/index.php?topic=35930.0]links[/iurl] in shoutbox
Would look like: links in shoutbox 

And I just posted this exact link in our shoutbox on here. 

Hope this helps.
Mick aka lurkalot.  Running TP1.2 and TP1.2R

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Re: Links in shoutbox
« Reply #2 on: October 20, 2017, 01:28:02 PM »
That's great, thank you

While I'm on the subject of shoutbox, how would I add a marquee to it, like yours?

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Re: Links in shoutbox
« Reply #3 on: October 20, 2017, 03:17:58 PM »
You can add a text message, either static or moving like ours is atm, You can add bbc tags to achieve this.  For example what we have at the top of this one is,

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[move][b][color=red]Please don't ask for support in this shoutbox, start a topic in the forum, thank you.[/color][/b][/move]
Which gives the message you see.
Please don't ask for support in this shoutbox, start a topic in the forum, thank you.

To get to the shoutbox settings, 

Tinyportal > TPShout > Settings > "Place a fixed message or announcement at the top of the shoutbox (BBC allowed):"

Hope this helps.  ;)
Mick aka lurkalot.  Running TP1.2 and TP1.2R

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Re: Links in shoutbox
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2017, 04:06:12 PM »
Brilliant, thanks!

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Re: Links in shoutbox
« Reply #5 on: October 20, 2017, 04:13:24 PM »
You're welcome.  O0

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