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Joomla 3.x. How to insert a link into an article

In this tutorial you will know how to insert a link into an article in Joomla 3.x.

Joomla 3.x. How to insert a link into an article

  1. Log into your Joomla Dashboard:


  2. Go to Content > Article Manager. Select the article to edit:


  3. Locate and highlight the text or image you want to use as the link.

  4. Click the Insert/edit link icon in the WYSIWYG editor:


  5. There are 4 tabs in the Insert/edit link screen. The main parameters that should be set are in the General tab.

    • Link URL: The full URL (Uniform Resource Locator) of the target website.

    • Target: Defines how the link will open. This is used as the target attribute in HTML.

    • Title: A name for the link. This is used as the title attribute in HTML and is necessary to ensure accessibility.

    • Class: Choose a style class for the link if required. This is used as the class attribute in HTML.

  6. Click Ok button to create the link. The Insert/edit link screen will close and the link will be displayed in the article text.

    • Unless there are specific CSS styles in place, the default style is underlined blue text.

    • Clicking the Cancel button closes the screen without inserting a link:


  7. Save changes after editing the article:


Feel free to check the detailed video tutorial below:

Joomla 3.x. How to insert a link into an article