Linking to Virtual Guidebooks Panoramas

All images, panoramic and otherwise, on the Virtual Guidebooks web site are copyright by G. Donald Bain / Bain Digital Graphics. They may not be used in any way without explicit permission.

But please feel free to link to this site from your own site or blog. You may link to the home page or to individual pages on the site.

Do not "hot-link" the images, i.e. link directly to the .swf files, always link to the parent web page (url ends with .php or .html).


Text Links

A text link should clearly identify the Virtual Guidebooks site and link to a page, not an image. Here are some examples of acceptable links, followed by the code used.


Linking to the site:

Example:
See thousands of VR panoramas on Don Bain's Virtual Guidebooks website.
Use this html code:
See thousands of VR panoramas on
<a href="http://VirtualGuidebooks.com/index.php" target="_blank">
Don Bain's Virtual Guidebooks</a> website.

Linking to a guidebook and the home page:

Example:
VR panoramas of the Redwood National and State Parks can be found on the
website Don Bain's Virtual Guidebooks.
Use this html code:
VR panoramas of the <a href="http://VirtualGuidebooks.com
/NorthCalif/RedwoodPark/RedwoodPark.php" target="_blank">
Redwood National and State Parks</a> can be found on the website
<a href="http://VirtualGuidebooks.com/index.php" target="_blank">
Don Bain's Virtual Guidebooks</a>.

Linking to a locality and the home page:

Example:
Here are some VR panoramas of Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park
from Don Bain's Virtual Guidebooks website.
Use this html code:
Here are some VR panoramas of <a href="http://VirtualGuidebooks.com
/NorthCalif/RedwoodPark/DelNorte/DelNorte.php target="_blank">
Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park</a> from
<a href="http://VirtualGuidebooks.com/index.php target="_blank">
Don Bain's Virtual Guidebooks</a> website.

Linking to a standard size panorama and the home page:

Example:
This is a VR panorama of rhododendrons blooming in the redwood forest at Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park, from Don Bain's Virtual Guidebooks website.
Use this html code:
This is a VR panorama of <a href="javascript: void(0)"onclick="window.open
('http://VirtualGuidebooks.com/NorthCalif/RedwoodPark/DelNorte/
DamnRhododendrons_S.php', 'windowname_standard', 'width=600, height=480,
directories=no, toolbar=no, scrollbars=no, status=no'); return false;">
rhododendrons blooming in the redwood forest</a> at Del Norte Coast
Redwoods State Park, from <a href="http://VirtualGuidebooks.com/index.php"
target="_blank">Don Bain's Virtual Guidebooks</a> website.

More Information:

About the Virtual Guidebooks site
Help seeing the panoramas and navigating the Virtual Guidebooks web site
Copyright Statement and Licensing Information
Linking to the Panoramas on Virtual Guidebooks
The Virtual Guidebooks Blog, periodic updates on various topics relating to this site
How are the panoramas made?
Cameras and lenses I use to make VR panoramas
Tripods and VR mounts I use to make panoramas
Software I use to make VR panoramas
Printing panoramas
Original fine art prints of the panoramas on this site
Books, maps and movies - special lists and geographic collections
Posters from AllPosters.com and Art.com
Thematic lists of the subjects represented on Virtual Guidebooks
Geographic lists of the contents of Virtual Guidebooks


Contact Don Bain: dbain@virtualguidebooks.com