Using Links with the Text Editor Links are simple in YMCA Website Services - just highlight your text and click the link icon or type Ctrl+K (Windows)/Command(⌘)+K (Mac). Once the pop-up appears, type your URL into the field and click “Save.”
YMCA Website Services 2.5 and later
Ys with newer versions of YMCA Website Services can add attributes to their links, including a title ( for tooltips) HTML ID, HTML rel and CSS classes. You can also opt to have your link open in a new window/tab.
- For links on your website, don’t use the full URL. Highlight everything beginning with the
- For example, for openy.org/about, you would choose /about. This is called the relative path, and it will help your analytics tracking.
- For links on other websites, grab the full URL, including the
- For example, for openy.org/about, you would choose https://ycloud.y.org/open-y-association-websites/about.
- For email links, add
To update/change a link, highlight the link text and click the link icon or Ctrl+K (Windows) /Command(⌘)+K (Mac).
To remove a link, highlight the link text and click the unlink icon.
Pro Tip: The link button doesn’t support opening links in a new window or tab, such as with a
"target='_blank'"You can either use HTML or the WYSIWYG button tool to create links in new tabs.