How to Add and Delete Links on Page

Using rich text editor to make changes to page

How to add a link:

  1. Highlight words on page
  2. Select link tool (i.e., first row in middle – looks like chain link)
  3. If you have full web address, copy and paste it into box next to http:// menu.  Note: if type it in, leave off the http:// portion of address. [[{"fid":"34126","view_mode":"full_width","fields":{"format":"full_width","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"Linking URL","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_caption[und][0][value]":""},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"1":{"format":"full_width","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"Linking URL","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_caption[und][0][value]":""}},"link_text":null,"attributes":{"alt":"Linking URL","height":784,"width":715,"class":"media-element file-full-width","data-delta":"1"}}]]
  4. In order to provide a title for document (i.e., pdf, doc, etc.) link (i.e., to meet accessibility standards), select the Advanced tab and enter text into Advisory Title box.  See How to Upload Files for creating a link to an uploaded document.  Note: place an asterisk* after a document link.  [[{"fid":"34131","view_mode":"full_width","fields":{"format":"full_width","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"Adding advisory title","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_caption[und][0][value]":""},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"2":{"format":"full_width","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"Adding advisory title","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_caption[und][0][value]":""}},"link_text":null,"attributes":{"alt":"Adding advisory title","height":552,"width":715,"class":"media-element file-full-width","data-delta":"2"}}]]
  5. Optional: Email Link - select E-mail from Link Type menu, then enter E-mail Address into respective box, then enter subject for e-mail recipient (e.g., Human Resources Benefit Information Inquiry, etc.). Message Body is optional (i.e., note to person who clicks on e-mail link – e.g., please include your contact telephone number, etc.). [[{"fid":"34136","view_mode":"full_width","fields":{"format":"full_width","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"Linking an email","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_caption[und][0][value]":""},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"3":{"format":"full_width","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"Linking an email","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_caption[und][0][value]":""}},"link_text":null,"attributes":{"alt":"Linking an email","height":552,"width":715,"class":"media-element file-full-width","data-delta":"3"}}]]
  6. Click OK (button) when finished.

How to break an existing link:

  • Highlight hyper-text link, then select broken link (icon) – to the right of link icon on toolbar. [[{"fid":"34141","view_mode":"full_width","fields":{"format":"full_width","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"Breaking an existing link","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_caption[und][0][value]":""},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"4":{"format":"full_width","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"Breaking an existing link","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_caption[und][0][value]":""}},"link_text":null,"attributes":{"alt":"Breaking an existing link","height":334,"width":715,"class":"media-element file-full-width","data-delta":"4"}}]]