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In WordPress, you can add, edit, or remove links.

Note: The steps below work in both the Classic and Block editors.

Link options:

  • Add a link that opens in the same tab.
  • Add a link that opens in a new tab.
  • Update an existing link to open in a new tab.
  • Edit a link.
  • Remove a link.

Add links

Important: When you add an external page link, set the link to open in a new tab.

To add a link that opens in the same tab:

  1. In the editor, highlight the text you want to link, and then, in the toolbar, select Insert/edit link .
  2. In the Paste URL or type to search box, paste the external link, and then select Apply .

To add a link that opens in a new tab:

  1. In the editor, highlight the text you want to link, and then, in the toolbar, select Insert/edit link .
  2. In the Paste URL or type to search box, paste the external link, and then select Link options .
  3. In the Insert/edit link dialog box, select Open link in a new tab, and then select Add link.

Edit or remove links

To edit a link:

  1. In the editor, select the linked text you want to edit, and then select Edit .
  2. In the link box, edit the link, and then select Apply .

To update an existing link to open in a new tab:

  1. In the editor, select the linked text you want to edit, select Edit , and then select Link options .
  2. In the Insert/edit link dialog box, select Open link in a new tab, and then select Update.

To remove a link:

  • In the editor, select the linked text you want to remove, and then select Remove link .

Fix broken links

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