Scholar: How to create a Link

The Link content type can be used to display a page of relevant links.

  1. Hover (don't click) your mouse above the Content menu toolbar.
    Content circled
  2. Under Add, click Link. If you are missing the Link app, your site owner will need to add this app to your site.
    Link circled
  3. Add a Title (required).
    Link title.
  4. Add the URL for the link (required).
    url web address
  5. Add a Description of the link.
    Description field.
  6. Click Upload or drag and drop files into the shaded box. Hover your mouse above the question mark icon to see the allowed file extensions, as well as the maximum allowed file size.
    Attach files
  7. Under Publishing options, ensure Published to this site is checked if you are ready to publish, or unchecked if you want it to remain as a draft. Select Sticky at top of lists if you want this link to stay at the top of the link section on your site.
    Publishing options field.
  8. Under URL path settings leave Generate automatic URL alias if you want the system to automatically create a URL alias for this link. Uncheck the box if you wish to enter a custom alias.
    URL path settings.
  9. Under Menu settings you have the option of adding this page to the main menu.
    URL menu settings.
  10. Under Post Created/Edited by you can change who posted the link by editing the name in the box under Posted by. You can also edit the date the link was posted on in the Posted on box. By default the current date and time is used.
    Post created by field.
  11. Click Save.