I cannot add a link to the hub I am currently creating.

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  1. ShyeAnne profile image93
    ShyeAnneposted 5 years ago

    Hi, I copy link to my clipboard,I highlight the words I want to create the link to, paste the link intot he appropriate window but nothing happens.  The words don't highlight and the link is not created.  also tried to put links specifically in a links capsule but I am unable to do this either.  I have done this many times before.  Is anyone else having this issue?

    1. Matthew Meyer profile image73
      Matthew Meyerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      It looks like you may be using Internet Explorer.
      There is a known issue related to adding links to Hubs in Internet Explorer 11.
      You can find more details here.
      http://hubpages.com/forum/post/2497695

      We hope to resolve this soon, but in the meantime you can insert links using the HTML view or try a different browser.

      1. ShyeAnne profile image93
        ShyeAnneposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Thank you, I just upgraded to EI11 . I use win 7.  I will try opening in Chrome or Firefox.

        1. ShyeAnne profile image93
          ShyeAnneposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          to IE !!

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    WarriorBloggerposted 5 years ago

    Make sure you have copied the entire link!

  3. profile image94
    Robbie C Wilsonposted 5 years ago

    This can sometime happen if the application you are using to copy and paste is not link aware, or you may need to press a space after the link, so for example, copy www.bbc.co.uk and then add a space to tell the software that this is the end of the hyperlink.

    Otherwise the link is not valid, but this is easily checked, just copy and paste the link into your browser and see what happens.

    1. ShyeAnne profile image93
      ShyeAnneposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you. I will try this

      1. Marie Flint profile image87
        Marie Flintposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        If nothing work for you, Anne, you can always do what I do, put footnotes or credits at the bottom of your article (hub) and type the links in a textbox, at least this works for me. I haven't bothered myself with trying to get the link capsules to work. I use Internet Explorer, too. I have no problems with photos, videos, or text links. ~~~

        1. ShyeAnne profile image93
          ShyeAnneposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          Thank you for the tip Marie Flint .  I was able to get the inks working in a links capsule, but not in a text capsule.  I will use your idea, thans.

 
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