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Offline selkov

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Download box
« on: November 28, 2007, 12:58:35 AM »
whenI place a link to a Download on my forum, it opens a nw browser page and a dialog box for the download. The webpage shows the address of the download. I do not liek this.

I have seen other sites that only open the download dialog box, not an aditional browser page, ther is no address information displayed.

is this possible with HF too?

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Re: Download box
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2007, 01:37:12 AM »
Yes, but what you want is a direct download link, and your forum most likely automatically turns [url ] [/url ] BB code into <a href="URL" target="_blank">MY LINK</a> HTML, the _blank opens the new browser window and starts the download. What you want is the ability to stop this target="_blank" in the forum for your links. You don't want to do it to other links otherwise people will leave your page ;) and the secret is that all external sites get opened in a new page so you don't lose traffic.

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Re: Download box
« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2007, 01:50:58 PM »
I am not sure i follow you.
Here is the actual link i am speaking Of.

http://238clan.gotdns.com:99/Modded%20Maps/

this is generally preceeded by a [url =http:// and followed by a] and followed by a [/url] statement
 
I see no "Blank"
« Last Edit: November 28, 2007, 08:47:36 PM by rejetto »

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Re: Download box
« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2007, 08:49:15 PM »
i don't think it is related to HFS, but to how the link is posted in the forum.
and that's also what TSG is saying.

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Re: Download box
« Reply #4 on: November 28, 2007, 09:21:10 PM »
Ow, ok. thanks