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How to Add Anchor Links in WordPress

Hello dear readers! Welcome back to another edition of our tutorial on WordPress. In this tutorial post, we will be dropping you guys with the steps on how to Add Links in WordPress.

An anchor link is a connection from a resource to another. Adding anchor links to your pages or blog posts helps in connecting to other pages.

Following are the simple steps on how to Add links in WordPress -

Step 1 - Click on Pages → All Pages button.

Step 2 - List of the pages created in WordPress will get displayed as it is shown below. Select any of the pages to add links to. Here, we are going to add a link in About Us page.

Step 3 - Select any of the word or sentence that you want to add a link to. Here, we will add the link to the word Lorem.

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Step 4 - When you click on the Insert/Edit link, a pop up window will get displayed as shown in the below.

Following are the fields present in the insert/edit link -

  • URL - Enter the URL that you want to link to.
  • Link text - Insert the text that you want to enter for the link.
  • Open link in a new window/tab - Open the linked in a new window or tab.
  • Or link to existing account - Used to add links to existing content page by selecting the page to be linked to from the given list . Click on Or link to existing account and list of the posts and pages will get displayed as shown below.

After selecting the particular page or post from the list, the links gets created in the URL field as seen in the preceding screen. Click on Add Link.

Step 5 - When you hover on the word Lorem, the link tooltipget displayed as shown below.

Click on the Update button for the changes to be updated in your page or post.


Alright guys! This is where we are rounding up for this tutorial. In our next tutorial guide, we are going to be dropping you guys the step by step guide on how to Edit Links in WordPress.

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