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Link to AppShopper in the Review pages?

07-18-2011, 10:08 AM
#1
Junior Member [Original Poster]
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 2
Link to AppShopper in the Review pages?

Hello, thanks for the reviews and news at Touch Arcade.

I was wondering if there is a link to add the reviewed game to "AppShopper" on each game review page.

For example, I see at the http://toucharcade.com/2011/07/18/al...stick-shooter/ there is an App Store link. I cannot find a AppShopper link, if there is one.
07-18-2011, 05:54 PM
#3
Junior Member [Original Poster]
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 2
Quote:
Originally Posted by ImNoSuperMan View Post
Yes, that is the url. (Sorry to mislead you to thinking that I am asking for the url itself.)

I am expecting this kind of url on the review page itself, because Touch Arcade and AppShopper are "sister sites". Is this expectation incorrect?

If there is an easier way to go from a Touch Arcade review page to its corresponding AppShopper page other than using the AppShopper search function, please let me know. For example, is there a url-rewriter browser plugin that makes links to the Apple Store into AppShopper links?
07-18-2011, 06:25 PM
#4
Joined: Feb 1983
Location: Barcelona
Posts: 1,268,691
I've actually brought this up a few times!
07-19-2011, 07:03 AM
#5
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 10,505
Appshopper links on TA front page would be great. There is another way to find AS links (though I guess it'll be easier to just search in appshopper compared to this)...

Most (though not all) reviews on TA have a link to the forum thread of the game. And in majority of cases, you'll find appinfo (TA plugin which automatically pulls in app description/screenshots etc) posted in the very first post of the thread. Appshopper page is linked in appinfo itself. Just click on the small appshopper icon ( ) on the bottom left of appinfo box. As I said, not really all that better than simply searching in appshopper :P
07-19-2011, 04:48 PM
#6
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 1,636
I always liked it when the reviews had links to the forum for that game. ("The players in our forum seem to have mixed feelings about this game. [link]") It made it easier for me to instantly find impressions, etc. without having to search the forums, especially for older games.
07-20-2011, 10:19 PM
#7
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: London, UK
Posts: 3,741
If you're big on keyboard shortcuts or your mouse/trackpad is inexplicably broken, you could use Firefox keywords:

http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Smart%20keywords

These are the keywords I use:


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07-20-2011, 10:30 PM
#8
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 418
Quote:
Originally Posted by MidianGTX View Post
If you're big on keyboard shortcuts or your mouse/trackpad is inexplicably broken, you could use Firefox keywords:

http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Smart%20keywords

These are the keywords I use:

Really good tip. Thanks. Never knew firefox had this.