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Adding an external link

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For adding a link in your text to a different website, you can [[force a link]], rather similar to option 1 of the “Creating a new page” section. In order to create a link, you add the full web address (or URL), including the “http://” section of the address, make a space, and then write the word or words that you want to be visible.


[[ Council for British Archaeology]] would read as Council for British Archaeology

[[]] would read as

You can also simply include the address of the page you want to link to in your page.

Example: would read as


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CBA, St Mary's House, 66 Bootham, York YO30 7BZ.
tel: +(44) (0)1904 671417 | fax: +(44) (0)1904 671384 | email:
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