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How do I create a link?

You can create a link manually from an article to any type of content on your web site e.g. another article, a document file, an event, an audio or video file.

Creating a link

If you wish to create a link from a particular phrase within your article content you can achieve this as follows:

Open the article in which you are wanting to create the link within the web office. Once the contents of the article is displayed select the word(s) that you wish to be your link (left-click and drag you mouse over the word to highlight it).Link-icon-smaller

Select the link option from the Document Editor toolbar (it's the first option), to launch the link popup window.


browse-for-linkIf you want to link to something within the site

Select the Browse button. This will open a pop up window, select the type of content you wish to link to from the dropdown in the 'Choose Link' box.

Next locate the content you wish to link to by selecting the group folder from the left-hand side and then select the appropriate item by clicking on it, the link browser window will close and the url that you are linking to will be displayed.

Note: The link will normally open in the same window of your browser by default. If you wish the file to open in a new window or tab then select the New Window option from the Target tab of the link dialogue box. For details of a popup window please see below.

Click the OK button to add the link you've specified and return to your article. Click Save within the Document editor to commit your changes to the article.

Link-to-external-siteLink to an external website

If you want to link to an external site just put the url of that site in the link box next to where it says 'URL'.

pop up target boxCreating a link to a pop up window

If you want to create a link to a pop up you need to create the link as shown above and then select the 'target' as 'popup window', you can then set various options like the size of the window and the location where you want it to be displayed in relation to the rest of the page.

email-linkSetting a link to an email address

If you want to set a link to an email, select the 'Email' option from the dropdown and then add the email address you want to use in the first field.