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Subject: Questions About Links
Date Posted: 12/22/2013 5:37 PM ET
Member Since: 4/6/2008
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I have read this somewhere but can not find it now.

My Reminder List

Do I just create the list from My Book List on My Profile and make the link from there?   I remember reading somewhere you have to tag each book or else it comes up to the other member's reminder list. But, that never worked for me.

And, on the Wishlist Multiples thread...To put a link there, do I do the same thing?  If I want to update, how do I put the link to the original post?

Date Posted: 12/22/2013 7:27 PM ET
Member Since: 11/18/2007
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To find your Reminder List, go to...

"My Account" "My Lists" "Reminder List"  - The Reminder list is NOT made with tags. To add a book to your reminder list just hit the "+ Reminder" link available with every book listing.


 

To find your Tags List, go to...

"My Account" "My Lists "Book Lists" - To add a book to your tag list, use the "+Tag" link available with every book listing. You need to use a specific word for each tag group. You pick the word.

 

 

To create a link you need to "copy" & "paste" the http://www.paperbackswap.com/........ that is at the top of your page when you are on your list.


 



Last Edited on: 12/22/13 7:30 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 12/22/2013 7:46 PM ET
Member Since: 2/26/2006
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Lisa, I'm not sure what you are asking.  Are you wanting to create a link to your Reminder List?   You cannot create a link that will go directly to your Reminder List.   Youir RL is not created for the public.  If someone could click on such a link, they would have access to your account.

You will need to create a tag for each of the books on your Reminder List, tagging something like Lisa D's RL List.  Then you can create a link to that particular tag.

Make sense?

If this isn't what you meant, can you please clarify?

Date Posted: 12/22/2013 7:46 PM ET
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Oops, double post



Last Edited on: 12/22/13 7:47 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 12/22/2013 8:34 PM ET
Member Since: 7/19/2008
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There is a part of the URL on the lists that directs someone to their own list rather than yours.  To make a link to your list, you have to remone that language.

Let's see if I can find the details.

Stolen from Nicole, a game host:  note if you are using book tags and see mbr_only, it needs to be taken out in order for others to see the list

I think that is the part that has to be deleted.  Otherwise, we each get directed to our own list, rather than yours.  I think this applies to Tag lists, rather than the RL.  This is why I use the List feature rather than Tags when I'm making lists. 



Last Edited on: 12/22/13 8:40 PM ET - Total times edited: 2
Date Posted: 12/22/2013 10:05 PM ET
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Dave K.    Yes, I know how to add books to my RL.  I was wanting to add a link to my RL in my posts and signature line.

Hunter S.     You will need to create a tag for each of the books on your Reminder List, tagging something like Lisa D's RL List.  Then you can create a link to that particular tag.       Yes, that is what I am wanting to do.

Emily E.  So, if I do create the list, then the URL, it will go to my RL instead of the other members that clicks on it?

 

 

Date Posted: 12/22/2013 10:13 PM ET
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WISHLISTED UNPOSTABLES      I want a link like this, but to my RL.

Also, I want to know how to do a link for an update on the Wishlisted Multiples thread.

Date Posted: 12/22/2013 10:34 PM ET
Member Since: 7/19/2008
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I had such difficulty with lists.  Everytime I tested it, it looked good.  But they did not work.  I think you need to log off, then test it.  I just gave up, and made book lists, which have their own URL.   Or make a Tag list, using the Tag button. 

Date Posted: 12/22/2013 11:58 PM ET
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Could someone test this for me, please?

Reminder List

 

Date Posted: 12/23/2013 12:11 AM ET
Member Since: 6/30/2007
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I get a book list you made with 26 books on it.

Date Posted: 12/23/2013 1:00 AM ET
Member Since: 8/26/2006
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I get a book list you made with 26 books on it.

Me too.

Date Posted: 12/23/2013 1:13 AM ET
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Ok, thanks.  That is my RL books.