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How to Create a Link to iFootpath

In this post you will find code to help you link to iFootpath whether it be to the home page, a list fo walks generated from a postcode or through content syndication. We are always very happy to help so please contact us if you require further help.

 

Linking to iFootpath using the first half of a postcode

This type of link is particularly useful if you want to link to walks nearby and attraction or accommodation. For example, if you have a cottage that you rent you may like to provide a link to walks that are in easy reach. The walk that are displayed are always the up to date and the list will build as more walks are added.

Linking to an up to date list of iFootpath walks by postcode requires only on URL in the form of  -

http://www.ifootpath.com/index.php?option=com_wrapper&view=wrapper&Itemid=42&postcode=xxxx

Just replace the xxxx at the end of the URL with the first half of your postcode. So if your postcode is RG12 1XX

Your URL should look like this

http://www.ifootpath.com/index.php?option=com_wrapper&view=wrapper&Itemid=42&postcode=RG12

If the first half of your postcode is only three characters, e.g. SW1 then omit the last x so that your URL looks like this

http://www.ifootpath.com/index.php?option=com_wrapper&view=wrapper&Itemid=42&postcode=SW1

 


Inserting a postcode search box on you website

A postcode search box is more useful if you have a blog or website that covers a range of geographical locations. you can insert the HTML code in a webpage or in a Wordpress text widget. Below is an example of the search box and you can of course tailor the words to suit your needs. Please note that the search will only work with the first half of the postcode whether that is 3 or 4 characters long.

 

Please input the first half of your postcode to find walking guides nearby

 

Here is the code.

<blockquote>
<p>Please input the first half of your postcode to find walking guides nearby</p>
<p> </p>
<p> </p>
<form action="#" onsubmit="location.href = '&lt;a href="/><a href="&lt;a href="/>http"&gt;http://ifootpath.com/index.php?option=com_wrapper&amp;view=wrapper&amp;Itemid=42&amp;postcode='"&gt;http</a>://ifootpath.com/index.php?option=com_wrapper&amp;view=wrapper&amp;Itemid=42&amp;postcode=' + this.elements.date.value; return false;"&gt;<input type="text" name="date" /> <input type="submit" value="Submit" /></form></blockquote>
<p> </p>

  


Content Syndication

 

Content Syndication will allow iFootpath walks to be displayed within the your own website by drawing on live data from the iFootpath servers. The walk information will be shown in a similar layout to how it is shown on iFootpath.com. Here is an example of a page that can be embedded into your own website.

http://www.ifootpath.com/walking/walkshow.php?walkID=1993 (Please note that this link will show the ifootpath frame when clicked from iFootpath.com or pasted into a browser.) 

If you would like help in adding this material to your website or want a unique page template designed to include some branding and additional links and content please contact us.

Here is an example of a this content syndication method on a third party website. of a this content syndication method on a third party website.

 


Banners

Please use the following banners to link to iFootpath. Right click on teh images to download them. 

iFootpath home page  - 728x90 

Banner 728 x 90
 
 
iFootpath home page - 468x60
  
 Banner 468x60
 
 

Logos and icons

Please right click to download the images.

ifootpath logo get blue green

 

apple touch icon 152x152

 

 

 

 

You can more detail about liking to iFootpath by downloading this PDF - linking to iFootpath.>> The document also contains examples websites with links to iFootpath.

 

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