How to add links within a document?

  • How to add links within a document?

  • Scott.charleboix

    Member
    July 13, 2020 at 4:52 am
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    I read that in order to add links within a document you need to add a # sign and the name of what you want to call the link. Also, what I read is that after you type in the #name that the link will be visible so that the link can be made. What am I doing wrong? Making links within a document is crucial.

  • Callan Mielnik

    Moderator
    July 15, 2020 at 2:19 am
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    Scott what are you using to create a document? Are you using Constant Contact for a newsletter, are you making document in Google Docs and copying and pasting it to your WordPress or something else?

  • Scott.charleboix

    Member
    July 15, 2020 at 7:57 pm
    1545

    I’m trying in the document that if they want to jump from one topic to another, they can link on the word to jump to a certain point within the document. In Microsoft Word,it’s called Bookmarks.

  • Callan Mielnik

    Moderator
    July 16, 2020 at 10:44 am
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    Go to Posts (add new or click on existing page) -> Use the Plus Icon -> Click Heading -> Enter your heading text -> On the right hand side under Block Settings click on Advanced -> Choose a word that will become your link into the HTML Anchor field (Remember what you type – also make sure there is no spaces. So if you use 2 words it would look like this

    Example: word-word

    From here you will add the Link to your page jump. Type some text if you don’t have text already. Highlight the text/section you would like to be the link.

    Click on link option (kind of looks like a paperclip) -> Type in the HTML Anchor you created earlier but add the hashtag in front of it.

    Example: #word-word

    Click Publish (you will not be able to test out the jump in preview – Also you can check your website by opening up a new tab or window after it is published).

    Hope this makes sense. Let me know how it goes =)

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