Wordpress - SPLessons

WordPress Links

Chapter 15

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WordPress Links

WordPress Links

shape Introduction

This chapter explains about WordPress Links and how to create a link. WordPress allows users to create links for other site to support the blog. Following concepts are covered in this chapter:

  • Links
  • Creating Links in WordPress

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A Link can be a word, group of words, or picture that client can tap on to go to another page or another inner section inside the current page. Links to the posts or pages can be added in two methods-either through the Visual or Text editor.

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Adding Links to WordPress Pages and Posts editors is easy. Links can be added in two different ways as follows:

Copy and Paste

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To add a link to the Post or Page by using Copy and Paste method, first you need to log in to the WordPress Admin Panel and follow the steps below:

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Select the preferred line or text from the WordPress post or page editor as shown in the image below:

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Now, copy the preferred Website URL from the browser and paste the URL on the selected text by which WordPress automatically creates a link as shown in the image below:

The link text selected automatically gets marked into blue and underlined.

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Instead of creating a link manually using copy and paste method, WordPress provides a Link Button on the tool bar for creating a link automatically for the selected text. In order to add a link, follow the simple steps below:

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Select the preferred line from the WordPress post or page editor as shown in the image below:

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Now, click the Insert/edit link button located on the toolbar as shown in the image below:

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By clicking the button, a Pop-up window with some options will appear. Give the required URL in the URL box and the Link Text is generated automatically by default. By selecting the check box Open link in a new tab, the link will be opened in a new tab instead of opening in the current tab. After providing the preferred URL, proceed by clicking Add Link button as shown in the image below:

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The WordPress automatically creates a link and the link text selected automatically gets converted into blue and underlined as shown in the image below:

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Clients can edit the URL link by using the Edit icon provided on the created link as shown in the image below:

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In order to delete the created URL, click the X symbol on the URL link as shown in the image below:

Summary

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  • Links can be added in two ways- copy and paste method or the Link button.
  • Links are used to link blogs with other websites.
  • Links can be created in the current page or opened in the other page.