Frequently Asked Questions

Adding a URL to a NEW Discussion Forum or Topic

How do I add a web site link (URL) to a new discussion forum or topic?

To create a hyperlink to an external web site listed in a new Discussion forum or topic:

Click on the New Forum button New Forum or New Topic button New Topic

Click in the Description text area.

Insert LinkNote: wherever your cursor is located in the message box is where the link will be inserted

Click on the Insert Quick Link icon Insert Quick Link (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.

Published: 05/03/2010    Updated: 03/27/2013