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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).

  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 ( / ) - eg /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 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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