For this third section of Basic WordPress 101 we’ll finish up that post we started before, and then we’ll go on to discuss writing content.
Make a Link in a Post
Here’s the post from earlier.
See this sentence? “I should have done so in July but what with one thing and another I kept putting off the task.”
Now I’m going to make a link. I already have a post about July in my garden and I want to link to that.
First I highlight the word July
To link, I go to the Link Icon.
When I click on that Link Icon, a link window comes up.
I have a choice here. A field for a URL – or to link to existing content. I want existing content.
When I choose existing content a Search bar opens and a list of earlier posts.
Simple! There’s the post I want, July in My Garden. I choose that with a click.
No, I don’t want it open in a new window. I just hit the Add Link button.
Watch the Video
Let’s link to an outside site.
Link to an External Source
I go through the process of highlighting the text where I want the link to be
When the link window opens. I type in the URL of the link. (I find it easier to paste in things like URLs)
Now I can write in a Title for the link and set the link to Open in a new window/tab.