Links

Editing | Creating Links


Link to an External Page or Media Item

In the Rich Text Editor window:

  • Highlight the text that will become the external hyperlink
  • Select Hyperlink Manager icon in the Rich Text Editor ribbon

Link Screenshot

When the Hyperlink Manager window opens:

  • Type in the URL of the Web site
  • The Link Text field should be prepopulated with the highlighted text in the content editor.
  • For Target select from the preset group of options contained in the dropdown menu.  Examples:
    • New Window to open a separate window from the existing site
    • Same Window to allow the linked page to open in the current browser
  • Select the type of Anchor link if appropriate
  • Type a description of the link in the Tooltip field to display the text upon mouse rollover
  • Click the OK button
  • Select the Accept button in the text editor window 

Link Screenshot

Link to an Internal Page or Media item

In order to link to a page or file within Sitecore, the file must currently existing or be uploaded into the Content Tree or Media Library.

In the Content editor window:

  • Highlight the text that will become the internal hyperlink
  • Click the Insert Sitecore Link icon in the Rich Text Editor ribbon

Internal Link Screenshot

When the Insert a Link window opens:

  • Select the appropriate tab at the top of the window:
    • Internal Link tab - to create a hyperlink to a page residing in the Content Tree
    • Media Items tab - to create a hyperlink to a media item residing in the Media Library
  • Navigate to the page or media item to be linked
  • Select the appropriate page or media icon
  • Scroll down to the bottom of Insert a Link window
  • Select the Link button
  • Click the OK button
  • Select the Accept button in the Rich Text Editor window 

Internal Link Screenshot

Remove a Link

In the Rich Text Editor window:

  • Highlight the text to be unlinked
  • Select Remove Link icon in the Rich Text Editor ribbon