Adding text links

To add a text link to a page, alert or news item is quick and easy. You can link to external websites or other sections of your website.

  • Write the text you wish to use as a link in the editor
  • eg Visit NHS Choices website
  • Select the text in the editor by clicking and dragging your mouse across it
  • Click on the Insert/edit link

link-btn

  • This will open the Link dialogue box

Add/Edit link

  • Type in or copy and paste the full address of an external website including the http or https section into the URL box (eg http://www.nhs.uk/) or start typing to search for something on your own website.
  • When you have the correct link in place press the Return key on your keyboard or click the blue button with the angled arrow on it shown above.
  • If you would like more options click the little gear wheel to see this box:

link-dialogue-box

  • Type in or copy and paste the full address of an external website including the http or https section into the URL box (eg http://www.nhs.uk/)
  • Click the Add Link button
  • To link to another page, alert or news item on your site click the little down arrow next to the ‘Or link to existing content’. This will reveal a list of all linkable content on your site
  • Choose the item you wish to link
  • Click the Add Link button
  • Update your page
  • View the page and test the link

Photographs and images can made into links in the same manner.