How To Add Clickable Links To Comments

This was the first html code I ever learnt and one I think every blogger should have in their arsenal. I for one love receiving comments from you all and even more when you leave me your links. Sometimes I have copy and paste the link to my search bar which can be time consuming, especially when nowadays we all want to be able to access a good read quickly. 

That’s why today I decided to share with you all how to add a clickable blog link to a comment.
Pick the post you want to leave a comment on and type this simple code into the comment box …
<a href=”http://blog url here“>blog name here</a>
Obviously just replace the purple text with your own link and blog name.

My code would look like this …

<a href=””>Georgia Petite</a>

One common mistake some people make is leaving out the “http://” and only beginning their link with “www” this will just redirect your link to a blank page on that persons blog, the “http://” makes sure you are directing it to your own blog.
I hope you found this helpful, you can try it out in the comment section and leave me a cheeky plug to your blog.
Georgia x
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  1. 16th July 2015 / 6:49 pm

    Hi Georgia, useful blog post and a good bit of code to know. It is worth mentioning that lots of bloggers don't like links in the comment box though, but it's still a good one to learn πŸ™‚

  2. 16th July 2015 / 6:53 pm

    I understand some people don't like them being left, I for one do, I love discovering new blogs and especially when people leave me clickable links. πŸ™‚

  3. 16th July 2015 / 7:09 pm

    I must agree with Lynette, I prefer people not to leave links in the comments as this can be spammy and lead to broken links all over my site which I then have to spend time deleting at a later date.

  4. 16th July 2015 / 7:19 pm

    thank you, this is really helpful I love finding new blogs like this but have never worked out how to do it myself. lovely blog πŸ™‚

  5. 16th July 2015 / 7:20 pm

    I get some peoples points but the amount of times I get bloggers leave their blog link and it's not clickable is annoying to me, I want to read them, much easier than going through their avatar which usually leads to google plus and trawling posts for their site! Thanks for sharing πŸ™‚ x

  6. 16th July 2015 / 7:28 pm

    Well you can always leave a message letting people know you don't want links left, it's not big deal. I just thought this would be a helpful post for some people who don't yet know how to leave their links.

  7. 16th July 2015 / 7:31 pm

    I'm so glad you found this post helpful and an even bigger thank you for the blog love!

  8. 16th July 2015 / 7:34 pm

    Yes I totally understand some people not wanting links but I reckon it's a small percentage. Anyway I agree a non clickable link is super annoying, I just hope more people find this helpful rather than it being a post created by a blogging devil to spam people's blogs … πŸ˜‰

  9. 18th July 2015 / 11:22 am

    It took me a good while to work this trick out but I think it’s a valuable skill to have. It was so thoughtful of you to share your expertise. I’ve been lovin’ your blog at the mo. It’s gorgeous and I always find your posts interesting! πŸ™‚ xx

    Helen | Helens Fashion & Beauty Blog

  10. 20th July 2015 / 9:23 pm

    Thanks so much, I've been wondering how to do this for a while, been feeling like a 'noob' for not knowing it haha.

    Now I need to try it out πŸ˜‰

    Chloe x
    Snug Corner

  11. 20th July 2015 / 9:24 pm

    Aww thank you Helen, that means so much to me. it took me ages too but I thought it was a nice one to share with anyone who wanted to know! xx

  12. 20th July 2015 / 9:25 pm

    Yay! I am so thrilled this helped you out!!!

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