Linking pages externally

Linking externally (versus internally) means linking to pages in an outside site.

Enter complete URLs

The thing to remember for linking to external URLs is enter the complete URL into the link field.  This includes the "http://" in the URL.

WRONG:  www.columbia.edu

RIGHT: http://www.columbia.edu

  • In the WYSIWYG editor, highlight the text you want to link and click the link icon.

    WYSIWYG editor with text selected and linking icon
  • Paste the complete URL into the link field on the page.

    complete link URL entered into link field
  • Click Save and you are done!