How to Create a Hyperlink to a Website (Opening in New Window)

To create a hyperlink to a website (without opening in a new window), be sure you are editing in “Visual” mode. (see the tabs at top right)

Highlight the snippet of text you wish to make into a hyperlink.

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Click on the chain link icon on the menu. A box will pop up. Enter the URL of the website you wish to link to. Then click on the “gear wheel” icon to view link options.

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The link options window will pop up. Enter the URL of the website you wish to link to. Then check the box marked “Open link in a new tab”. Click on the “Add Link” button. Be sure to click on the “Publish” or “Update” button to save the page when finished.

screenshot-link options with checkbox to open link in new window