Loyola Support Documentation

How do I create a link to a web site in a text box?

Updated Dec 16, 2020

Note: To link to an HTML page you have stored in Resources, see How do I create a link to a Resources item in a text box?

Select the text.

In the text box, select the text you would like to serve as a link to a web site. For accessibility, you should use meaningful text to describe your link.

Note: If you do not select text, the text of the link will display in full, linked to the site (e.g., https://www.luc.edu/its/itrs/).

Select the Link icon from the Rich Text Editor toolbar. The Link icon looks like a chain link.

Alternatively, you can open the Link dialog box with the keyboard command Ctrl + L (in Windows) or Command + L (on a Mac).

Enter the URL and select OK.

Enter the URL and select OK

The Link window will pop up for you to enter the link (URL).

  1. Enter or paste (CTRL-V on PC or COMMAND-V on Mac) the URL for the web page to which you are linking in the box marked URL.
  2. Select OK to confirm the addition of the link.

Note: To link to an HTML page you have stored in Resources, see How do I create a link to a Resources item in a text box

The linked text will be underlined.

Select Save.

Select Save

Select Save to save your changes.

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