Dead end links

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  • #990640

    Good morning! I posted a blog with my email address and website URL. When anyone clicks on them they are brought to a WordPress site with this message: “Not Found. Apologies, but the page you requested could not be found. Perhaps searching will help.” Can you help me with this?
    Thanks in advance.
    Charley Bowman
    Blog url: http://charleybowman.wordpress.com/

    The blog I need help with is charleybowman.wordpress.com.

    #990768

    Good morning! I posted a blog with my email address and website URL. When anyone clicks on them they are brought to a WordPress site with this message: “Not Found. Apologies, but the page you requested could not be found. Perhaps searching will help.” Can you help me with this?
    Thanks in advance.
    Charley Bowman

    #990774

    Can you give a link to the post that includes that information to make it easier to troubleshoot?

    I poked around and found a post here http://charleybowman.wordpress.com/2011/01/03/the-only-economic-development-calculator/ that had a website link and an email address (not a link). The website link worked for me, although the website it linked to had some formatting issues for me. The email address was not a link.

    Best practice encourages the use of a contact form rather than posting your email address on your website and inviting a lot of spam.

    That being said, a mailto link is formed in this way:

    <a href="mailto:(email redacted)">Email User</a>

    That being said

    #990775

    I have the email link and website link at the bottom of the article.

    #990803

    You have many articles, but the basics apply to any of them.

    Check out this support document on creating links:

    http://en.support.wordpress.com/links/

    #990862

    Houstonweaver: That’s the problem. I tried both the link and link symbol on wordpress to create the link. Neither of them worked. I redid the email after I read your first post and that worked for the email address.

    #990865

    Make sure you are using the whole link : http:// yourwebsite.com/

    If you don’t mind switching to text (HTML) mode on your post tab, you can use this for your link:

    <a href="http://example.com">http://example.com</a>

    #990866

    Thank you. I will try that. I appreciate your help Houstonweaver!

    #990867

    Let me know if that works for you!

    #990902

    Hey Houstonweaver! You are alright!!!! It worked! Thank you so very much for your help. I am very grateful!
    Peace
    Charley

    #990903

    timethief
    Member

    @houstonweaver
    Thumbs up! :)

    #990939

    @charleybowman So glad it worked for you!

    @timethief Thanks.

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