Adding Links to Text
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Linking between pages will make it easier for a visitor to navigate your website, improving your search engine optimization. You can also link to external sources and documents, making it easier to communicate with your customers.
This article will discuss How to Create Links and How to Add the Link to Text.
Keeping your site visitors engaged is essential to boosting your SEO and achieving the goals you set for yourself online. To do so, it is often recommended to have links connecting different pages of your website together with different kinds of content. This means pages can and should link to each other when appropriate. If you're not already familiar, a link is a bit of text, an image, or a button that takes you to another page, section, or external website when clicked.
The first step to creating a link is to copy down the URL for the destination of the link. A URL is a Uniform Resource Locator or web address and can be obtained from your search bar or address bar at the top of your browser when visiting the destination.
If you’ve already read our article Adding a Hyperlink to an Element you will have learned how to link pages using tools in your editor. You also learned how to link documents, your email address, and your phone number.
We will cover the universal method of linking by URL for this example.
- Once you have the URL, you can link text to another page or website by highlighting any word or words in the text body then selecting the Attach Link icon in the toolbar.
- This will open the Attach Link window with the following options:
- No Link
- Website Page
- Open In New Tab
- Click on the URL button.
- Type in or paste the URL from the first step.
- Click Okay.
- Be sure to Save and Publish to make your changes live.