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Re: One-click Amazon image function
« Reply #20 on: April 09, 2012, 02:56:47 PM »
Post album covers with that "click to buy" Amazon link/logo?

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Re: One-click Amazon image function
« Reply #21 on: April 09, 2012, 03:30:13 PM »
When you create a post, you'll see an Amazon logo (second row of buttons, fourth button from the left).

Click that, and you'll see the ASIN tags: 'asin' bewteen two square brackets, followed by '/asin' between two square brackets.  Like this, without the spaces: [ asin ][ /asin ]

Between the 'ASIN' tags, paste the ASIN number (Amazon.com's product number - you'll find this under 'Product Details' in the Amazon listing).

Let's say I want to post a link to the Gary Bertini Mahler box.  The ASIN number for that is B000BQ7BX2.

So I paste B000BQ7BX2 number between the ASIN tags, and voila:



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Re: One-click Amazon image function
« Reply #22 on: April 09, 2012, 03:31:47 PM »
Right above the smiley faces there's a little 'a' Amazon button. Clicking it produces this:

Code: [Select]
[asin][/asin]
Between these brackets ][, paste the ASIN #. For example, if you go to this CD's Amazon page, you see the ASIN is 'B0006IGQ72'.

So then:



You have to type some text - even just a space or period - before the first bracket; otherwise the software will think the textbox is empty. I don't know why. But that's how it works!

EDIT: Oh darn it, I got beaten by 90 seconds!

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Re: One-click Amazon image function
« Reply #23 on: April 09, 2012, 03:35:26 PM »
Right above the smiley faces there's a little 'a' Amazon button. Clicking it produces this:

Code: [Select]
[asin][/asin]
EDIT: Oh darn it, I got beaten by 90 seconds!

Well, you got the ASIN tags to display properly without showing a blank image! :)  Nice use of the 'code' tag!

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Re: One-click Amazon image function
« Reply #24 on: April 09, 2012, 03:50:18 PM »
Very cool.  Thanks!

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Re: One-click Amazon image function
« Reply #25 on: April 25, 2012, 06:27:40 AM »
Well, we used to have a thread that let you explain processes, but I can't seem to find it. I bet Que will find it and merge these!

Anyway, I noticed someone wondering how to link to a post in another post. Here's how; even I can do it!

Go to the title of the individual post. Usually it will be something like "Re:How do I...". In Windows, right-click that title (it's a link, really), and a menu will show up. Look down a way and you will see "Copy link location". Left click on that. Now, go to a post you are writing and just paste it where you want (Ctrl-V) and when you post, it will turn into a link to the post you want.

For you Apple guys, I'm sure you know all the equivalent gestures...

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Re: One-click Amazon image function
« Reply #26 on: April 25, 2012, 08:43:16 AM »
Post album covers with that "click to buy" Amazon link/logo?

For all newcomers this thread is recommended: The GMG "How to...?" thread

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Re: One-click Amazon image function
« Reply #27 on: August 26, 2013, 12:18:35 PM »
Why do I get a blank cd picture for some of the ASINs despite the correct link? Does that originate from Amazon?
One reason may be that you post a downlaoad ASIN, only CD ASIN's work AFAIK.

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Re: One-click Amazon image function
« Reply #28 on: August 26, 2013, 12:42:45 PM »
Could you check this one?
Out-of-print stuff may not work either.
E: Probably because they usually have customer supplied images...
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Re: One-click Amazon image function
« Reply #29 on: August 26, 2013, 01:05:47 PM »
Out-of-print stuff may not work either.
E: Probably because they usually have customer supplied images...

Correctamundo....

Cusotmer supplied images will not display using the ASIN tag, but will show up using the img tags.



And this too.

And you probably already know that it can't be the first or only item on the page.

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