Inserting a link in an element

You can insert links into elements containing an HTML or rich text field using the Insert Link button.

Note: The Insert Link button can only be used to insert a link, not edit a link. To edit a link, you will need to either edit the text inserted by the Insert Link button, or delete the link and insert a new link. To edit the text of a link in a rich text element, you must view the rich text element in HTML mode.
  1. Click Insert Link
  2. To add a link to a URL, either type or paste the URL in the Type a URL field.
  3. To add a link to Web content, an image component, a file component or an existing link component, click Browse Content click Browse content.
    1. Select the library the item is stored in.
    2. Select the item to link to.
    3. Click OK
  4. To add a link to a document in the current place, click Browse Libraries.
    1. Select the library the document is stored in.
    2. Select the document to link to.
    3. Click OK
  5. Select a link display type:
    Option Description
    Text You select this to display the link as text.
    • Use name of linked item: You select this to use the title of the item being linked to as the link text.
    • Link text: Enter the text to use as the link text. To enter text you must unselect Use name of linked item.
    Image Component You select this to display the link as an image. Click Select Image to select an image component to use as the link image.
  6. Enter a description of the link by selecting either:
    Option Description
    Use description of linked item You select this to use the description of the item being linked to as the link description.
    Enter description You select this to enter the text to use as the link description. To enter a description you must unselect Use description of linked item.
  7. Enter an optional query string. You can use a query string entered here as a search parameter in a menu element. For example, you could enter this query string: myquery=shoes You can then specify "myquery" as a search parameter in a menu element.
  8. Select a link target:
    Option Description
    Name You select this to specify the name of the link target.
    New Window You select this to open the link in a new browser window.
    None Select this to specify no link target.
    Parent You select this to open the link in the parent frameset of the frame the link appears in, replacing the entire frameset.
    Self You select this to open the link in the current frame, replacing the content in that frame.
    Top You select this to open the link in the current browser window, replacing all frames.
  9. Click OK.