WCMS (Cascade) Documentation

Creating Hyperlinks in Body Copy Editing Field

For ADA compliance, do not use the phrase, “Click Here” for links. Use a descriptive phrase or the name of a person to be emailed and enter the desired destination URL or mail to address.

Internal Webpage or Document

Use when linking to another page or document within the website being edited.

  1. Highlight the text to link to a website page inside of the site.
  2. Click “Insert/Edit” icon (chain links) in the tool bar or right-click for the contextual menu.
  3. “Insert/Edit Link” dialog box appears.
  4. Click “Internal” check box.
  5. In “Link” section, click “Choose File, Page, or Link to select desired page or document to link.
  6. Click “Ok”.

External URL

Use when linking to a page outside of the website being edited.

  1. Highlight the text to link to a website page outside of the site.
  2. Click “Insert/Edit” icon (chain links icon) in the tool bar or right-click for the contextual menu.
  3. “Insert/Edit Link” dialog box appears.
  4. Click “External” check box.
  5. In the “Link” field, type or copy/paste the URL including “http://”.
  6. Click “Ok”.

Email

Use when linking to email addresses.

  1. Highlight the name to link to an email address.
  2. Click “Insert/Edit” icon (chain links icon) in the tool bar or right-click for the contextual menu.
  3. “Insert/Edit Link” dialog box appears.
  4. Click “External” check box.
  5. In the “Link” field, type or copy/paste the email address including “mailto:”. Example: mailto:name@address.
  6. Click “Ok”.