iTunes Music Glossary

A BBEdit Glossary for building itms:// and http:// URLs for the iTunes Music Store. Download

iTunesMusicGallery.dmg (15.0 KB) Updated May 1, 2003

Glossary Items

itms Search Link

The base itms:// link for performing an advanced search.

http Search Link

The base http:// link for performing an advanced search.

Album Title

The attribute for searching by album title.

Artist Name

The attribute for searching by artist name.

Composer

The attribute for searching by composer.

Song Title

The attribute for searching by song title.

itms Album Search

Converts the selected text (if any) into an itms:// album search URL.

itms Artist Search

Converts the selected text (if any) into an itms:// artist search URL.

itms Composer Search

Converts the selected text (if any) into an itms:// composer search URL.

itms Song Search

Converts the selected text (if any) into an itms:// song search URL.

itms General Search

Converts the selected text (if any) into an itms:// basic search URL. Cannot be used with any other search term.

http Album Search

Converts the selected text (if any) into an http:// album search URL.

http Artist Search

Converts the selected text (if any) into an http:// artist search URL.

http Composer Search

Converts the selected text (if any) into an http:// composer search URL.

http Song Search

Converts the selected text (if any) into an http:// song search URL.

http General Search

Converts the selected text (if any) into an http:// basic search URL. Cannot be used with any other search term.

Installation

Copy the iTunes Music folder to a location inside of either ~/Library/Application Support/BBEdit Support/Glossary/ or the BBEdit Support/Glossary/ folder in the BBEdit folder.

If you plan on using links to the iTunes Music Store in web pages, you might want to place the iTunes Music folder inside the HTML Glossary.html folder.

Notes

For more information about linking to the iTunes Music Store, read Erik Barzeski’s itms:// Links.

Version History

1.0: Tue Apr 29, 2003
Initial release.

1.1: Thu May 1, 2003

  • Automatically insert “&” between search terms when necessary.
  • Added glossary entries for basic itms:// and http:// searches.
  • Uses the shorter URLs recently posted to “itms:// Links.”
  • Bug Fix: Added the #INSERTION# placeholder to the itms Search Link glossary entry.