how do I make my ad images clickable in craigslist???

by hawkeyez 14 replies
I tried to use every method on creating clickable image ads for craigslist and none of them worked. Does anybody here know the latest method for making clickable image ads for craigslist? I tried myspacegens linkgenerator and even that doesn't work. any suggestions???
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  • Profile picture of the author ksmusselman
    Originally Posted by hawkeyez View Post

    I tried to use every method on creating clickable image ads for craigslist and none of them worked. Does anybody here know the latest method for making clickable image ads for craigslist? I tried myspacegens linkgenerator and even that doesn't work. any suggestions???
    This requires a bit of html coding. I'll make it easy for you since I do image links in all of my ads. Here is my ad:
    Bookmark the Date for Your Wedding

    Just view the source code for where the image is and copy/paste it, then change the image and link to your own with the URL.
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    • Profile picture of the author bretski
      Good above ^ but if you have a wordpress blog you can lay it out in design mode or visual or whatever it's called and then click on the html tab and copy and paste from there. Just a thought...
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      • Profile picture of the author ksmusselman
        Originally Posted by bretski View Post

        Good above ^ but if you have a wordpress blog you can lay it out in design mode or visual or whatever it's called and then click on the html tab and copy and paste from there. Just a thought...
        Or do what he just said... ROFL

        I just started using WP so that didn't even occur to me. I've been doing html coding for so long that it's just second nature.
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    • Profile picture of the author hawkeyez
      Originally Posted by ksmusselman View Post

      This requires a bit of html coding. I'll make it easy for you since I do image links in all of my ads. Here is my ad:
      Bookmark the Date for Your Wedding

      Just view the source code for where the image is and copy/paste it, then change the image and link to your own with the URL.
      It still doesn't work. is the code on line 60? That's the code I used.

      is this the code:

      <ahref="http://www.wedding-favor-bookmarks.com/save-the-date-bookmarks.html" target="_new" rel="nofollow"><imgsrc="http://www.wedding-favor-bookmarks.com/images/save-the-date-ad.jpg"></a>
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      • Profile picture of the author mikeroosa
        yes, but you need a space between the a and the href as well as between the img and src.
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        • Profile picture of the author hawkeyez
          Originally Posted by mikeroosa View Post

          yes, but you need a space between the a and the href as well as between the img and src.
          I tried that it still didn't work. I even copied the exact code just to see if it worked and for some odd reason it didn't work on mine. And this is his code which clearly shows the image on his ad but not mine. Strange, I don't understand it.
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          • Profile picture of the author ksmusselman
            Originally Posted by hawkeyez View Post

            I tried that it still didn't work. I even copied the exact code just to see if it worked and for some odd reason it didn't work on mine. And this is his code which clearly shows the image on his ad but not mine. Strange, I don't understand it.
            Very odd. I don't know. I use the same code over and over in my ads; I just replace the page it's linking to and the image location.

            Try this -copy/paste the code into Notepad first. By doing that, you're removing any possible hidden formatting codes from any other source because Notepad is pure text.

            After you change the links in the code in Notepad, copy it from Notepad directly into the craigslist ad box and see if that works.

            Outside of that, I don't know what to tell you.
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      • Profile picture of the author ksmusselman
        Originally Posted by hawkeyez View Post

        It still doesn't work. is the code on line 60? That's the code I used.

        is this the code:

        <ahref="http://www.wedding-favor-bookmarks.com/save-the-date-bookmarks.html" target="_new" rel="nofollow"><imgsrc="http://www.wedding-favor-bookmarks.com/images/save-the-date-ad.jpg"></a>
        That's the code! As mentioned by mikeroosa, though, you need some spaces:

        <a href="replace-with-your-url.com"><img src="replace-with-your-img-location-url.jpg" /></a>

        That should do it!
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  • Profile picture of the author Snatch
    Same crap is happening to me! Ive tried 200000 different ways to make a clickableimage and it doesn't work! Just showing the image, but not clickable... hwen I go to edit it the code is spoiled, there are parts missing. Same s*%@t when I try to do a banner on squidoo! Anyone please help US! thank you in advance!
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  • Profile picture of the author MariosServices
    You can also use Tumblr(dot)com to get htm for a clickable image Ad.
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  • Profile picture of the author MariosServices
    For Tumblr(dot) instruction

    copy the image URL to the image you want to post

    Go to your dashboard

    click Text < text icon >

    click the image icon ( the one look like a tree )

    and insert image URL < click insert >

    and you can now see the image

    hightlight the image by clicking it.

    click the hyperlink icon ( the one look like a chin)

    insert the URL you want to link to the image < click Insert >

    Now you can Get the html code by clicking the HTM icon at the right side.

    copy all the code and ready to paste to CL or Backpage.

    Hope This Help.
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  • Profile picture of the author Snatch
    Hey Mario, Thank you so much it worked! You rock man! :-)
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  • Profile picture of the author ShellC
    If you upload your image to photobucket, you will get an html code that you can use to make your image clickable on craigslist.
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  • Profile picture of the author ricoramiro
    Thanks Mario, it worked like a charm :-)_
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