This procedure enables you to link external web sites to text on your page, such as an organisation’s name and URL, articles in newspapers, other references etc.
Create your TinyMCE link
To create a link, you need to click on the Link button in the visual editor.
Show additional options
This will create a pop-up window.
Click the Action Icon to see additional options.
The areas we are interested in are highlighted in the image above.
Enter the destination URL
In this field add the URL that you wish to link to, remember to include the
http(s):// section otherwise the link will not work!
This is the text that will be shown on the page (as a link itself) and should accurately reflect what the link is.
Open link in a new tab
Make sure this checkbox is selected. As we are creating external links in this exercise it is important to remember this step as otherwise the user will leave your site.