Help:Wiki University VisualEditor--Links

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VisualEditor toolbar[edit | edit source]

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Links[edit | edit source]

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Click "Edit source" and highlight text you want to make either an internal or external link. The following down down menu appears. (Note: this menu might list possible links you may want to use depending on what you highlighted.)

Internal links

  • "Search pages" tab is for selecting links to articles within the Wiki. Suggested articles might be shown. Otherwise, enter name of article you want to link too. (No double square brackets required as with Wikitext coding.)

External links

  • "External link" tab is for entering the URL of the external link. (No single square brackets required as with Wikitext coding).

To save links

  • Click "Done" when finished
  • Click "Save page" in the VisualEditor tool bar.
  • Fill in "Summary" on panel that appears and then "Save page."

Try these out[edit | edit source]

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Quick Quiz
  • The "Search pages" tab is for entering external links.
A. True
B. False
  • The "External link" tab in the drop down menu is for external links.
A. True
B. False
  • You can only use one of the suggested internal links when you click "Search pages"?
A. True
B. False


Exercises
  • Create a link to Wikipedia
  • Create a link to FamilySearch.org
  • Create a link to Kentucky Genealogy in the Wiki
  • Create a link to California Genealogy in the Wiki
  • Create a link to the section "Research Tools" on the Nevada Genealogy page.
  • Create a link to the section "Topics" on the Glamorganshire page.
  • Create a link to Ancestry.com
  • Create a link to HTML and Wikitext - Lesson One in the wiki.