Create a link to a website in a text box

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Select the text.

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In the text box, select the text you would like to serve as a link to a web site. For accessibility, you should use meaningful text to describe your link.

Note: If you do not select text, the text of the link will display in full, linked to the site.

Click the Link icon.

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The Link icon looks like a chain link.

Or use Ctrl/Command-L on the keyboard to open the Link dialog box.

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Alternatively, you can open the Link dialog box with the keyboard command Ctrl + L (in Windows) or Command + L (on a Mac).

Enter the URL.

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The Link window will pop up for you to enter the link (URL).

  1. Enter or paste (CTRL-V on PC or COMMAND-V on Mac) the URL for the web page to which you are linking in the box marked URL.
  2. Click OK to confirm the addition of the link.

Note: To link to an HTML page you have stored in Resources, see Create a link to a Resources item in a text box

View link in editor.

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The linked text will be underlined.

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This page is adapted from an equivalent Sakai Community help article.

The original Sakai Community help article, unedited, is available at