external links error

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Hi, there seems to be a problem with inserting external links within my blog page. It worked fine on the other web pages just not on the blog posts. The same box comes up when you click the link button with the option of putting in the external address to link to, but when you enter the address and click ok, nothing happens on the page - no link gets added! Is there a temporary error with this at the moment? Thanks Tessa
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TessaB

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Posted 6 years ago

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Gop

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There is Tessa. This is a reported bug and is in the process of being fixed.

For the moment you need to use some HTML for links.

If you're using a text link then:
<a href="http://domain/page">Your link phrase</a>

for an image mediated link then

<a href="http://domain/page"><img src="resources/{optional folder}/image-name.jpg/or gif/or png">
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TessaB

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Excellent - that has worked. Thank you for the quick reply, greatly appreciated!
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Stefan, Official Rep

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Hello Tessa,

you can also try to use Internet Explorer when working on your blog. Adding links using the link symbols only works in IE at the moment for some odd reason, but as Gop said we're busy working on sorting out this problem. Thanks for bearing with us for the time being.
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TessaB

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I'm not quite sure what you mean by working within Internet Explorer. Do you just mean going online through Internet Explorer rather than through Firefox? But the HTML solution from Gop has done the trick so I'm happy! :o)
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Laura Thomas, Social Media Coordinator

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That is what he meant TessaB, but we're glad you're sorted regardless of your browser!