en WordPress.com Forums › Support linking another site Author Posts October 5, 2011 at 9:56 pm #721664 peterbowesMember I’ve used a pic from a professional photographer as today’s header pic and would like link it to his site using a widget (click through) other than the standard blog roll widget – I’ve tried the text widget but all I get is text – The blog I need help with is petebowes.wordpress.com. October 5, 2011 at 10:00 pm #721848 micahcookseyMember Have you tried creating an HTML link in your text widget? The standard format for links is as follows:Link Text October 5, 2011 at 10:02 pm #721850 peterbowesMember tried that micah by just copying and pasting the site address – but all I get in the widget is the address text, not the actual link October 5, 2011 at 10:03 pm #721852 timethiefMember @peterbowes You can use an image widget or a link in a text widget. IMO the image widget is the best choice. October 5, 2011 at 10:06 pm #721854 micahcookseyMember Let’s try that again: Link Text October 5, 2011 at 10:06 pm #721856 timethiefMember What I would do is create a thumbnail and place it in an image widget. If you don’t want to do that then use the text widget. <a href="URL HERE">Highlighted anchor text here</a> October 5, 2011 at 10:07 pm #721857 timethiefMember @micahcooksey Click http://en.support.wordpress.com/links/text-widget-links/ October 5, 2011 at 10:07 pm #721858 micahcookseyMember Sorry Peter, I keep formatting my code wrong. What you’re seeing is not the actual code. Go ahead and use timethief’s links she gave. October 5, 2011 at 10:11 pm #721863 peterbowesMember timethief, you are pretty damn good – thanks muchly, it woiks !! October 5, 2011 at 10:15 pm #721867 timethiefMember Hi again Peter, Of course I am and of course it does … lol :D October 5, 2011 at 10:21 pm #721870 micahcookseyMember Thanks for the help, timethief! How embarrasing :\ October 5, 2011 at 10:25 pm #721872 timethiefMember Not to worry. We all have wwird days and I tend to have more than most. When frustrated remember to laugh, as it releases endorphins we all desperately need more of. October 5, 2011 at 10:26 pm #721873 timethiefMember Did you note the deliberate spelling error of weird? lol :D October 5, 2011 at 10:45 pm #721879 peterbowesMember been known to have a few ‘ wired ‘ days myself .. October 5, 2011 at 10:47 pm #721880 timethiefMember We all do and here it is Wednesday so I’m not surprised. ;) October 5, 2011 at 11:16 pm #721884 micahcookseyMember Haha, thanks for understanding! October 5, 2011 at 11:44 pm #721894 timethiefMember You’re welcome. Author Posts The topic ‘linking another site’ is closed to new replies.