How to create a hyperlink in WordPress?
While creating a post on your WordPress website, you may want to link to another page somewhere else.
For example you may want to link to another page on your site to give your readers some more information, or you could link to an external page on another website all together.
If you wanted to, you could even link to an affiliate offer such as the free starter membership at Wealthy Affiliate.
Have a look at this short video below, and I will walk you through how very simple it is to create a hyperlink in WordPress.
As you can see, adding a link to a bit of anchor text is a very easy process with your WordPress website.
The steps are as follows:
- Copy the URL of the page you want to link to.
- In your WordPress post highlight the text you want to link from.
- Click the chain or link icon.
- Paste in the link where you want your reader to go.
- Make sure it can open up in a new tab by clicking the link options.
- Click update.
- Save your draft and you are ready to go!
You can also remove a link by highlighting the text and clicking the “unlink chain” (See the image below on the right hand-side of the “link chain” icon.
So follow this simple process, and in no time at all you will know how to create a hyperlink in WordPress.
If you have any questions or comments feel free to leave them below.
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