Creating Page Links


 

Links are used to direct to specific to content. 

The following link types are available in the Episerver CMS.


Page

 

Links from one page to another on the same website.

  • To create a page link:

    • Highlight the text that will direct users to another page.
    • Click on the insert/edit link image55tus.pngicon.
    • Enter an appropriate Link Title.
    •  Select imageco7ui.png and click the ellipses scroll for pageunderneath. 
    • Scroll and select the desired page from the page tree.
    • Click OK. Click OK
    • Click Publish? Click Publish Changes.

Media

 

Link directs to images, documents and other media files stored on the webserver.

Linking to files in media:

  • Highlight the text that will direct users to the media.
  • Click on the insert/edit link image55tus.pngicon.
  • Enter an appropriate Link Title.
  • Select imager8r88.png and click the ellipses scroll for pageunderneath. 
  • Scroll through the Select Content menu and select the desired media file.
  • Click OK. Click OK
  • Click Publish? Click Publish Changes

Email

 

Link directs to creating an email message with the linked email address.

To link an email address:

  • Highlight the text/email address that will open a window to send an email to the linked address.
  • Click on the insert/edit link image55tus.pngicon.
  • Enter the person's name as the Link Title.
  • Select imageaxjvk.pngand enter the correct email address. 
  • Scroll through the Select Content menu and select the desired media file.
  • Click OK.
  • Click Publish? Click Publish Changes.

External

 

Link content on other websites or media on file shares.

To create an external page link:

  • Highlight the text that will link to an external page.
  • Click on the insert/edit link image55tus.pngicon.
  • Enter an appropriate Link Title.
  • Select External Link. Enter the web address of the desired website, such as http://www.ship.edu/. 
  • Click on OK.
  • Click Publish? Click Publish Changes.

Anchor 

 

Links to sections within a page, allowing readers to jump between topics on a page.

Steps to create an Anchor link:

  • Create the anchor by clicking the anchorimagejkois.pngicon in the editing tool bar. Ensure that the cursor is in the desired location of the anchor. 
  • Enter an appropriate Id. (Do not use special characters or spaces.) 
  • Click on the insert/edit link image55tus.pngicon at the text to be linked.
  • Select imageqvz37.png(Anchor), then select the correct Id in the dropdown list. 
  • Click on OK.
  • Click Publish? Click Publish Changes.