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Post by Chiyo Kuroki on January 4th 2017, 3:30 am

So I have a site, and I'm trying to add affiliate buttons, but every time I try to add the code it won't work. Tbh I don't even know where I'm supposed to be putting the code... somebody plz help me!

http://fairytaillegaciesrpg.forumotion.net/


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Post by Valoish on January 4th 2017, 3:34 am

Where are you trying to put the affiliates buttons? And what code are you using for this? Can you please post it in 
Code:
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Post by Chiyo Kuroki on January 4th 2017, 3:37 am

Just to the side, under my top posting user's thing... i have no clue how to code, my head admin did all the coding, but she quit ...

And all I have is the code for the button itself. Don't know anything else.

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<a href="http://bleachplatinumhearts.motionforum.net"><img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/pbucket.gif"border="0" alt="Bleach Platinum Hearts"></a>


I know... I'm hopeless. Lol
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Post by Valoish on January 4th 2017, 4:17 am

Ooh okie that's a widget. I can help you code it, but I'm currently on a phone so it'd have to wait until tomorrow >< 
If you wanna give it a try yourself, just do the following:

  1. ACP > Modules > Portal & Widgets > Forum Widget Management > Create Widget
  2. Then fill out the fields with the following information:
    - Widget Name: Affiliates
    - Use a Table Type? Yes (I believe this styles your widget in the same way as your Log in and Staff Online widgets)
    - Widget Title: Affiliates
  3. Then just paste in the button code that you already have (once per affiliate), and replace the URL and Image link accordingly c:

After that, just go back to the Widget Management page, and your new Widget will be under Personal Widgets
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Post by Chiyo Kuroki on January 4th 2017, 4:20 am

Thank you! I should be able to do that much myself at least.
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Post by Valoish on January 4th 2017, 4:39 am

No problem and good luck~! If you have any questions, post them here and I'll answer them when I'm on a PC tomorrow ^^ Unless someone else beats me to it Razz
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Post by Chiyo Kuroki on January 4th 2017, 4:53 am

*tries to find software to make own button*
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Post by Valoish on January 4th 2017, 4:59 am

Glad to see you figured it out c:
GIMP is a free editing program, if you wanna check it out
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Post by Chiyo Kuroki on January 4th 2017, 5:00 am

I have gimp, but the problem is getting it to redirect to my site once you click the button...
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Post by Valoish on January 4th 2017, 5:03 am

You'd use the same code you used for the other affiliates; the one you posted above. Just create your button in GIMP, save it as a png file, and then upload it to imgur or tinypic and get the image URL. Once you have that just replace the forum link and the image link in your original button code with the new links c:
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Post by Chiyo Kuroki on January 4th 2017, 5:05 am

Ah... right. Very much a newb at this. Lol
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Post by APE on January 4th 2017, 7:25 pm

Is this now solved ?



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Post by Valoish on January 4th 2017, 7:36 pm

@Ape I see the green solved button in the title so I think so Razz
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Post by SLGray on January 4th 2017, 10:45 pm

Problem solved & topic archived.
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