What Is the ITunes Link Maker?
The iTunes Link Maker is an online tool that anyone can use to generate links to any artist, song or album available on the iTunes Store.
Who Can Use the ITunes Link Maker?
The iTunes Link Maker is available to anyone who wants to link to the iTunes Store.
Do I Have to Pay to Use the ITunes Link Maker?
No, the ITunes Link Maker Is Completely Free of Charge.
To which pages on the iTunes Store can I link?
You can use the iTunes Link Maker to create a link to any artist, song or album available on the iTunes Store. You can also link directly the to iTunes download page.
What is an “itms” link? How is it different from an “http” link?
An http link is designed to open a remote web page within the default browser of your operating system. An iTMS link is built to open a remote iTunes Store page within iTunes. iTMS and http links use the same underlying protocol so if you can browse the web then you can open an iTMS link in iTunes.
How do I incorporate an iTMS link into my web page?
An iTMS link can be treated just like any other http or https link within a web page. In a standard web page an action link is formed with an action tag: Apple Given an iTMS link (say the link to Moby’s artist page), a link could be created to Moby’s artist page from a webpage by using the above iTMS link as the href for a regular action tag: Moby’s artist page When this link is clicked, Moby’s artist page in iTunes would open.
Can I Use the Links for Anything I Want?
The iTunes Link Maker is provided by Apple as an accommodation only. Apple assumes no responsibility for your use of any links, and makes no representation regarding their accuracy or performance. Nothing shall be construed as permission or a grant by Apple in relation to your of use of any artist, track or album name, and you agree that any use by you, or result from your use, shall be solely your responsibility. Apple reserves the right to de-activate links at its sole discretion.
How can I make sure the link goes to the correct page on the iTunes Store?
After the link is created, click on the iTunes badge graphic next to “Link Test” to ensure it links to your intended page on the iTunes Store.