Links: making links

There are three kinds of links that you can make on this site:

 

To make a link to a page on the internet

1.  Select the text that you want to be linked.

2.  Click the link icon.   in the menu bar.

3.  Choose URL from the Link Type menu.

                    

 

4.  Paste your link in the URL box.

5.  Click the OK button.

    

 

 

To make a link to a page on the Bio-Link site:

 

1.  Select the text that you want to be linked.

2.  Click the link icon.   in the menu bar.

3.  Leave the Link Type menu set at  Drupal.

4.  Start typing the title for the page you wish to link to.  Select that page when it appears below the box as shown in the example below.  The page name will be filled in your box automatically.

5.  Click the OK button.

 

To make a link to another part of the page:

1.  Make an anchor.  This is where your link will go.

A.  Click the Source icon to see the html code for the page.

B.  Find the text you wish to anchor to.

C.  Choose a unique name for the anchor.    My name was internet.

D.   Add this text right after the text you wish to anchor to:  <a name="anchorname"></a>

  •  In my example, I replaced anchorname with "internet" to give me this:  <a name="internet"></a>
  •  Do not put any spaces in the your anchor name.     
  •   Anchors look like the image below when you're editing a page.

            

2  Make your link.  

A.  Click the source button to get out of html editing mode.  Your text should look like normal text again.

B.  Select the text that you want to have linked.

       

 

C.  Click the link icon.

D.  Open the Link Type menu and choose "link to anchor in the text"

 

E.  Select the anchor name from the "By Anchor Name" menu.

 

F.  Click the OK button.

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