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Adding Hyperlinks to Content

You can create links to internal pages, documents, images, bookmarks, emails, or external sites.  Follow these instructions to create a link:

Create a Link

  1. Highlight the text that you want to use to create the link
  2. Click on the Insert/edit link linkicon.jpg icon. The Insert/edit link dialog will pop up
  3. Click Choose File, Page or Link and navigate to an item in our system OR click the External checkbox and type the URL of the page you wish to link to
  4. The Title box should be filled with a short description
  5. Click Ok

Create an Email Link

  1. Highlight the text that will be the link.
  2. Click on the Insert/edit link linkicon.jpg
  3. Click External checkbox
  4. In the Link box type mailto: followed by the email address you want to link to.
    Example: mailto:johndoe@fhsu.edu
  5. Copy and paste the email address into the Title box below
  6. Click Ok

Create a Bookmark Link

A link can be created that will direct the user to a certain paragraph within a page.  This is useful for FAQ’s, or other pages that contain a lot of content. 

  1. Select the part of the page where you want the user to be directed.  Usually this would be the title of the paragraph you are linking to.
  2. Click on the Anchor anchor.jpg icon 
  3. The anchor dialog pops up.  Fill in the Id and click Ok.
  4. This will create a bookmark that can be linked to
  5. To link to the bookmark, follow the instructions in linking above, but use the Anchor area of the dialog box
  6. Type the name of your anchor from Step 3
  7. Fill in the Title box with a description of your link
  8. Click Ok  
      
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