To create a hyperlink to an external web site listed in a new Discussion forum or topic:
Click on the New Forum button or New Topic button
Click in the Description text area.
Note: wherever your cursor is located in the message box is where the link will be inserted
Click on the Insert Quick Link icon (this is the second icon in from the right hand side, it is a figure 8 laid on its side with a orange star)
Select URL from the Category drop down menu.
Enter (copy/paste or type) the URL path in the Link Detail box.
Enter the name of the link in the Link Caption box.
We also recommend selecting New Window next to the Open In option. This will open your link in a new window.
Click the Insert button to insert the Quick Link.
Click on Save once you are finished.