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[resolved] External Link Not Working (8 posts)

  1. heinelg
    Member
    Posted 7 months ago #

    Using the DK New Media's Image Rotator Widget but when I try to link the image to an external page, nothing happens.

    Any suggestions about how this should work?

    Thanks!

    http://wordpress.org/plugins/dk-new-medias-image-rotator-widget/

  2. Russell Kearney
    Member
    Posted 6 months ago #

    I really love the functionality of this widget out-of-box although it's missing the simple ability to link each of the rotated images to external pages. Also, it would be nice to check a box to enable the link to open within a NEW tab/window.

  3. Douglas Karr
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 6 months ago #

    But you can... just as you link with the media window for a regular blog post, you can link your image to an external link. On the media window, in the bottom right, there's a section called "Attachment Display Settings" and you can select "Custom URL" on the Link To option.

  4. heinelg
    Member
    Posted 6 months ago #

    Yes, the external link feature has been working but it would be nice to be able to specify open within a NEW tab/window as Russell suggests.

    I see that 0.2.8 has also fixed the issue with deleting an image from the rotator also deletes it from the Media Library. Thanks!

  5. Douglas Karr
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 6 months ago #

    That's an option in the plugin as well. There's a select option to open the links in a new window.

  6. heinelg
    Member
    Posted 6 months ago #

    My apologies - I was looking for it with the URL on a per image basis, not as a setting for the rotator as a whole.

    Thanks!

  7. Manan Ghadawala
    Member
    Posted 1 month ago #

    HI,
    I Want shortcode for wordpress page as well as For PHP Page.
    Thanks

  8. Douglas Karr
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 month ago #

    It's a widget plugin so it's only available in a widget. If you wish to embed it in your page, add a new sidebar in your page template and then you can add the widget to that sidebar.

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