Introduction

You can set any text or image (except for Gallery Images) to act as a link to an external website.

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In this article
  • Setting text links
  • Setting image links
  • Link to a Page on your Format site
  • Link to an Email application
  • Collection Page links

Setting text links

Adding an external site link from a text heading

  1. Select the text you would like to create the link from
  2. A ribbon bar will appear above, tap the 'Link' icon
  3. Select 'Website'
  4. Add the full URL website address (copy-and-paste from the website you are wanting to link to for accuracy).
  5. Checkbox allows the website to be opened in a new window (tab).
  6. Tap 'Create'
  7. Tap 'Save Changes'

Setting image links

Tap on an image to select and then link to an external website

You can use images on a Custom Page to link to another website. 

It is not possible to link from Gallery Page images.

  1. On your Custom Page, tap the image once that you would like to create the link from (it will appear with a fine keyline around the outside to show it is selected)
  2. A ribbon bar will appear above, tap the 'Link' icon
  3. Select 'Website'
  4. Add the full URL website address (copy-and-paste from the website you are wanting to link to for accuracy).
  5. Checkbox allows the website to be opened in a new window (tab).
  6. Tap 'Create'
  7. Tap 'Save Changes'

Link to a Page in your Format site

Set text or an image to link to an internal Format Page

  1. You can also use the same technique to link to a 'Page' within your Format site
  2. Use the dropdown to 'Choose a page'

Link to an Email Application

Set an image or text to link to an email address

You can also link to an email address. If the viewer has an email application installed on their device it will start a New Message to the address entered.

We have a more detailed article here.


Collection Page links

Our Collection Pages allow you to link to Gallery or Custom Pages easily.

Please see our Creating a Collection Page guide.


Adding Link Sets

Link Sets can also be added to Custom Pages to quickly set links to multiple pages, internal or external.

Please see our Adding Link Sets guide.



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