The article is going to be little bit shorter due to the topic I have selected. But it would be very helpful for you, if your are new to blogging and are still in a learning phase just like me. So, lets get started!
First of all, let me tell you what is a Hyper Link ?
Hyper Link is also known as link which contains the web address of other whole documents or some specific element. To understand, It is simply a shortcut to one particular web page among billions of web pages.
The links are usually placed under the texts or images which makes us easier to reach to that particular page just by clicking or tapping over it
In this guide, I am about to share an easy two minute guide on how you can create hyper link in WordPress and also with some of it’s major advantages.
STEP BY STEP GUIDE ON CREATING A HYPER LINK:
Log in to your WordPress dashboard, click on post and then add new post/page on the left hand side. Then, a new blank document will be opened which will something look like this in the image below.
Now, start typing about your article or one of your topics on which you want to create content and once you have completed, now it’s time to place the links.
For demonstration I have just created a sample post which you can refer.
Do remember that you can place links under any of the texts or images of your choice. Since, I am writing about Facts on Google, I would like to place the link under the text “GOOGLE”.
First thing you need to do is select the text under which you want your link to be appear.
Click on Insert/edit link or you can follow the screenshot below, if you encounter any error.
Once you have clicked on Insert/Edit link. It would ask for the web-address which you want place there.
So, now head over to google.com and select and copy the web-address from the address bar of that particular page.
Once you have copied the web-address, paste the same address in the box provided by Insert/Edit link and hit apply. Congratulations ! You have successfully created a Hyper link.
Once the whole process is completed, You can now hit preview to check back the working of Hyper link.
This is how we have created a Hyper link.
Now, whenever a visitor on your website will be clicking over the link. He/she will be landing over the web page address specified by you.
BENEFITS OF CREATING A HYPER LINK:
In case, If you are wondering about benefits of creating hyper link or why you should create one, then let me outline few points which will give you a brief overview :
- NAVIGATION: Internet is a vast space with millions of websites and billions of web pages. It is surely not possible to send your visitors to a particular page of your choice without using a link. Just you need to place a link and your visitors will land on the same particular web-page.
- CREDIT: Make sure to craft your unique and authentic content. No matter whatever is your niche or topic. If you are inspired with someone or your idea is drawn out of someone else work, you can give proper credits through the link.
- SEO: You can interlink the web pages of your website through links which would help crawlers, bots as well as human beings to crawl or pass from one web-page to another and doing this way visitors will stay and spend more time reading content on your website. Also you can link back to credible sites to proof your content or if you have crafted a great article, people will surely link back to your website through the link which also improves SEO to great extent.
- PROMOTION: You need to create links when you are promoting products of a company. You need to make sure that they arrive on particular company’s product else, you will loose your commission if they landed on their competitors product which you aren’t promoting.
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