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Make PHP image a link

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Hi.  I have a Joomla site and have added the following code to the main index.php file to add the social networking buttons to it, however not being familiar with PHP, I don't know how to make those images clickable and add the URLs.  Also need to make sure the URL target is blank so that people don't leave the website and a new web page is opened.  Any help would be great.
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<div class="social"><p>Follow Us</p><img src="<?php echo $this->baseurl ?>/templates/<?php echo $this->template;?>/images/twitter.png" border="0" alt="<?php echo JText::_('Twitter'); ?>" width="15" height="19" /><img src="<?php echo $this->baseurl ?>/templates/<?php echo $this->template;?>/images/facebook.png" border="0" alt="<?php echo JText::_('Facebook'); ?>" width="22" height="22" /></div>

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Question by:kmurphychi
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Here is an example for twitter..you can do the same for facebook...Surround your <img> tag with the <a href> tag...


<a href="http://www.twitter.com" target="_blank">
<img src="<?php echo $this->baseurl ?>/templates/<?php echo $this->template;?>/images/twitter.png" border="0" alt="<?php echo JText::_('Twitter'); ?>" width="15" height="19" />
</a>
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Please try this
<div class="social"><p>Follow Us</p><a href="http://www.twitter.com" target="_blank"><img src="<?php echo $this->baseurl ?>/templates/<?php echo $this->template;?>/images/twitter.png" border="0" alt="<?php echo JText::_('Twitter'); ?>" width="15" height="19" /></a><a href="http://www.facebook.com" target="_blank"><img src="<?php echo $this->baseurl ?>/templates/<?php echo $this->template;?>/images/facebook.png" border="0" alt="<?php echo JText::_('Facebook'); ?>" width="22" height="22" /><a/></div>

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by:kmurphychi
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Thank you!
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by:lazysheepmedia
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why dont you use one of the many social plugins - All the hard ork is done for you
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by:Cristi_E
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Hi,
Just try to put it in a link like this:

 
<div class="social">
	<p>Follow Us</p>
	<a href="http://twitter.com/"><img src="<?php echo $this->baseurl ?>/templates/<?php echo $this->template;?>/images/twitter.png" border="0" alt="<?php echo JText::_('Twitter'); ?>" width="15" height="19" /></a> 
	<a href="http://www.facebook.com/"><img src="<?php echo $this->baseurl ?>/templates/<?php echo $this->template;?>/images/facebook.png" border="0" alt="<?php echo JText::_('Facebook'); ?>" width="22" height="22" /></a>
</div>

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Just follow the tutorial on how to create a link:
See: HTML Hyperlinks (Links)

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sorry submitted after you accepted the above - ah well :)
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