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How do I create a link in my page?

  1. In the Edit Window, select the text with your mouse that you want to be linked (or type in new text if required).

    Toolbar: Insert Link
  2. Click on the "Link" icon on the toolbar.  A pop-up window will appear. Procedure will now vary according to the type of link required.

     
  3. Link to an external website:
    a)  Select the Link Type: URL
    b)  Select the Protocol -- normally http://
    c)  Enter the URL (website address) required.
    d)  [ OK ]

     
  4. Link to a local page or file on the server:
    a)  Select the Link Type: URL
    b)  Select the Protocol -- other
    c)  If you know the page location, enter it in the URL field, starting with a forward slash ( / ) - for example /contact.php or /downloads/file/pdf/myfile.pdf
    d)  Alternatively click the Browse Server button.  Locate and select the file you want in the explorer popup window that opens.
    e)  Click [ OK ] once you are back in the Link window.

     
  5. Link to an email address:
    a)  Select the Link Type: E-Mail
    b)  Enter the E-Mail Address
    c)  Enter a Message Subject - Optional (When visitors click on the link, a new message is opened up in their email client with this text in the subject line).
    d)  Enter a Message Body - Optional (When visitors click on the link, a new message is opened up in their email client with this text in the message body.  Note that this function doesn't work with all email clients).
    e)  [ OK ]

     
  6. Link to an anchor (another part of the same page):
    a)  Select the Link Type: Link to anchor in the text.
    b)  If any anchors have been defined, they will appear in a drop down menu.
    c)  This FAQ Topic is still under development 

Date Added: 2008-10-17

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