Updated Linking Capabilities

WordPress has updated their linking capabilities to make the process even quicker to link to another page or post on your site.

  • When you want to add a link, click on the insert/edit link icon button in the tool bar to open a popup window.

click on the link icon

  • A new popup window will appear – right next to the text you want to link – start typing any keyword to find the page or post you want to link to and select it from the list below. Click the blue arrow and the link has been added.

Linking popup window

Have a Link Open in a New Window/Tab

If you need to link to an outside site or a file that you want to open in a new window/tab, the same popup window is available as before.

  • When the new popup window appears, simply click the gear icon

Linking pop up window

  • The same popup window will open that was available before
  • Add your URL to the site or file you would like to open
  • Click the Open link in a new window/tab box so that when someone clicks to open your file, they will continue to have access to your website.
  • Click the Add Link button

Insert Link Popup box

Be sure to click Publish or Update button to save the link on your page or post.