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Add Hyperlink to Photoshop Elements 11 Image
How do I Add Hyperlinks to Photoshop Elements 11 Image? - could be text box or logo image layer. The enhanced photo will be used with SmugMug.
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Jordan Max Photography
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8/22/2022 - Mon
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Thanks, it is as I suspected...
Thank you MARSPATH
There is one gallery creation software title I recall that actually modifies the copies of the images that are used. I couldn't remember the name of the software, but it came back to me. The last version of the free unregistered version of Visual Lightbox (
) I used "branded" the image gallery and slideshow with the company name and a hyperlink in one corner of either the thumbnails or main images, or possibly both. What it does is physically adds a little lightened cut-out in the bottom right corner of the images and writes Visual Lightbox into that light area. When viewed in a web page, clicking on that area takes you to the site. You may have seen something similar and assumed that the text was actually a link, when in fact it was just that specific little area on the web page that corresponded with the placement of the embedded "text" in the image that was made to act as the hyperlink.
Writing text into an existing image is not very difficult at all, and visible "watermarks" are commonly used by image libraries and photographers to make their pictures useless to those who might choose to download and re-use them for free. Command-Line driven applications like ImageMagick (
) allow you to quite easily write text into any image, and it will be similar technology used in such applications as the unregistered version of Visual Lightbox that I mentioned above.
I haven't examined the SmugMug pages because I can only see demos, but I would be surprised if they do not use similar methods to optionally overlay text and links on image gallery browsers and slideshows.
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