How To Create | Edit Or Remove Links From The WordPress Blog


Add Links Into A WordPress Blog

A link is a connection between one resource to another. Similarly, adding links to your post helps to connect to the other posts or pages. There are following simple steps to Add links are as follows:

Step 1 − Click on Pages > All Pages/Posts in WordPress.

WordPress Posts

Step 2 – There will be a list of posts or pages and you can choose any of the page in which you want to add links.

Step 3 – Just choose any of the sentence or word that you want to add link.

WordPress links

Step 4 − When you click on the symbol of the Insert link then the following pop up window shown into the screen.

WordPress links

The fields are available into the Insert link.

  • URL: It is used to enter URL that you want to link to your article.

  • Link text: It is used to insert that text which you want to make a link.

  • Open link in a new window/tab: Select one option according to your choice to open your link into a new tab or window. And you have to check the box as per your need.

  • Link to existing account: It is used to link to an existing content page by choosing the given list. When you click on existing page then you get a link which created in the URL section as shown in the following snapshot.

  • Put the URL of that link which you want to link up with the particular page/post. After putting the link, you just click on Add Link.

Step 5 − When you hover on that particular word or sentence then the link tool-tip shown.

Step 6 – Click on Update button to update the changes in your page/post.

WordPress links

Edit Links Into A WordPress Blog

If you want to make changes on presenting links then you can edit that link. Here, we will study how to edit link in this chapter. The steps are as given below:

Step 1 − Click on Pages > All Pages/Posts.

WordPress Posts

Step 2 − You can see the list of pages/posts. And when you hover the cursor that page/post, then a few options shown below that page/post. Click on Edit as shown.

WordPress links

Step 3 − Hover on the word Lorem. Because link for word Lorem was created in the chapter WordPress – Add Links, and click on the pencil symbol to edit the link.

Step 4 − You can change or edit your link by selecting the page from the existing list. In this case, we have selected the About Us page. After selecting the particular page or post from the list, then click on Update button.

Step 5 − When you hover on that particular word or sentence then the link tooltip seen in the following screenshot.

Step 6 − Click on Update button to update the changes in your page or post.

WordPress links

Delete Links From WordPress Blog

If you want to remove link that you have added before in the chapter – WordPress – Add Links. You can Delete Links from that particular page/ post. The steps to Delete Links of that page/post are as follows:

Step 1 − Click on Pages > All Pages/Posts.

WordPress Posts

Step 2 − You can see the list of pages/posts. When you hover the cursor on that page/post, then a few options shown below that page/post. Click on the Edit button as shown below:

WordPress Posts

Step 3 − Select that word/sentence which you made a link and click on the symbol of Remove Link.

Step 4 – You can confirm by hovering the cursor on that word/sentence, there will be no tool-tip of the existing URL.


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