Inserting Links, Including Email and Telephone Numbers

Inserting Links, Including Email and Telephone Numbers

Inserting Links, Including Email and Telephone Numbers

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The site users a special tool called "Linkit" to make it easier for you to link to content within your MyLO site. It allows you to search through your existing content when creating links, and then finds the path for you.

Linking to external content

Using linking tool

 The Linkit window will open:

Linking to external content

Linking to content already on the site

Linking to internal content

Click Apply to filter the content. 

Once you've selected the content you want as the destination for the link, click Insert Link and this will place the path to your destination content into the link field. 

Types of links

There are four types of links that you may commonly use:

  • Internal: this a link to content in your site. Note that all content in MyLO, even if from another league, is considered "internal." These links usually do not use the full URL, and often start with /. What follows the backslash is usually the part of the URL that does not include the domain name. These are ususally. called "paths" rather than "URLs"
  • External: a link to content elsewhere on teh web. A full URL, including http:// or https:// is needed
  • Mailto: an email link that will open the user's email application with the to: field already filled out. These links need to be written as <strong>mailto:email@address.com</strong>
  • Telephone: these links, when clicked, will initate a phone call (either through VoIP on a computer, or through the phone on a mobile device). They need to be written as <strong>tel:FullPhoneNumberIncludingAreaCode</strong>

Unlinking

Unlinking

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