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How to insert a link in your Discussion Forum post

Modified on: 2018-06-22 10:07:46 +0200



This article will show you how to add a hyperlink to your post on the Discussion Forum.

Follow these steps to insert a hyperlink:

Step 1: Start crafting your post by either adding a new discussion or replying to an existing post.

Step 2: You will see two text boxes titled "Your subject" and "Type your post". Enter the subject of your post and then begin typing your forum post, click on "Use advanced editor" (shown in the screenshot below)

Step 3: Highlight the text that you would like to link by placing your cursor from the first letter and dragging it to the last letter, you will notice the text is now "highlighted" with a blue background".

Step 4: Once you have selected the text you want to add your link to, click on theicon to begin adding a hyperlink.

Step 5: A window titled "Create link" will appear. Insert the URL(webpage address) in the "Enter a URL" textbox and then tick the box titled "Open in new window". Finally, click "Create link"

Step 6: If the text you have selected is underlined then you have successfully added a hyperlink. You can continue crafting your post and click on "Submit" once your post is complete.


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