How to post a forum link without overextending the forum display?
February 26, 2005 by Chris Charlton

The Dynamic Zones forum (Snitz) currently doesn't handle excesive long links correctly yet, so here's a tip:



When posting a link of another forum post:

You can easily trim off the last two variables the links use: Topic_Title & Forum_Title. Now the link can be shortened too:

Chris Charlton

Chris CharltonChris, Los Angeles' CSS & ActionScript guru, successfully cannonballed into web development in the late 90's. Always caught up with the latest in Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, and XML, Chris authored premium articles for the largest Dreamweaver/Flash community ( and produced WebDevDesign (iTunes featured), a popular Web Design & Development Podcast. Somewhere, Chris finds time to run an authorized Adobe user group focused around open source and Adobe technologies. Being a big community leader, Chris Charlton remains a resident faculty member of the Rich Media Insitute and lends himself to speak at large industry events, like JobStock, NAB, and FITC Hollywood.

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