Inserting Hyperlinks

Hyperlinks let you link to other pages on your website, pages on other web sites or files you have uploaded.

  1. Highlight the word or words you wish to turn into a hyperlink.
  2. Click the insert/edit link icon on the toolbar. The insert link window will now open, and you will see two tabs – one for internal links, and one for external.
    Internal links are to pages or files on your website. External links are to web pages or files on another web site.
    Insert Link button
  3. For Internal links, click on the page icon to open a new window that will allow you to select the page to which you will link.
    Insert internal link
  4. Browse to the page or file you want to link to. With the page selected, click Confirm to close the window.
  5. Click the Insert button. The window will close, and the hyperlink will be placed around the selected word processor text.
  6. For External links, click the External tab.
    Insert/Edit Link
  7. Type or paste in the URL (web address) to the external site or content in the Link field. For example, http://www.uci.edu/
  8. Click the Insert button. The window will close, and the hyperlink will be placed around the selected word processor text.