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How Do I Make a Link to Another Website?

It often happens that you will want to provide users with access to information on other people's websites. Follow these steps to create a link to a website not under your control (one that you can't login to at NDSU or the entire rest of the web).

Go to the Place Where You Want to Add the Link

Login and go to the Edit tab. Select/type in the text you want to link. Click on the Insert/Edit Link button (looks like a chain).

Insert URL 1 of 3


Link to the website

Select External (link) and then type or copy/paste the URL you want to link to (starting with "www"). Click the Preview button to ensure it's the correct site. Click the Update button.

Insert URL 2 of 3

You'll know it's linked when it there's a hyperlink icon Hyperlink icon at the end of the text Users can now click on the text and go directly to the website. Example below:

URL linked

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