Research Instruction & Information Technology Group

How to Create/Edit a Link

Learn how to create or edit a link in the CMS.

To add a link on a web page, log into the CMS, and browse to the page you want to edit.  Click the "Edit" tab, and when you scroll down to the "Body Text" section you will see the editor. This editor allows you to create three types of links:

Internal Links

  • A link to a PDF
  • A link to a page stored on the site

External Link

  • A link to a page that is located outside of the site being updated

Email Link

  • A link to an e-mail address

To create a link, highlight the text you want to link, then click the Insert/edit link button.  Next, follow the instructions below for internal links, external links, or email links.

Choosing a Link Type

Once you click the Insert/edit link button, a window will pop up that allows you to pick the type of link you want.

Note: If you are linking to a PDF, please be sure to upload it into the CMS before attempting to link to it. If it is not in the CMS and in the published state, you won't be able to link to it.

How to Remove or Edit an Existing Link

If a link changes or needs to be removed, you must first highlight the exact link text from within the edit area. Click the Unlink button.

If you want to add a new link to the same text once the previous link was deleted, please follow the instructions for adding an internal, external, or email link above.