To place an external URL on your profile page, you need to have been a member for 1 week and published at least 2 hubs. You add links by using the chain-link icon, which becomes visible when your account is eligible.
You can place external links in hubs, but they have to be relevant for the hub's contents, and no more than 2 outbound links to the same domain in each hub. These links can be added as textual links by using the chain-link icon or by adding a link capsule to your hub.
To add a link using the chain icon (in the circumstances WE noted):
1. Type the word/s you want to turn into a link (for instance Visit my Blog)
2. Highlight the words with your mouse.
3. Click on the "link" button (looks like a chain).
4. In the box that pops up, insert web address.
5. Click ok and you're done.
by Sally Gulbrandsen 2 years ago
I have always added my Products via a keyword search but I have been asked to add a couple of products via links instead. I am not sure whether my being in the UK makes a difference but should I be adding links from Amazon.com or from Amazon UK? I know that most of my traffic still...
by Cheryl J. 7 years ago
Step by step instructions on the proper way to add a link and copy URL.
by Glenn Stok 4 years ago
I have just noticed today that many of my hubs where I reference other author's hubs and included a link to their profile, the URL has been shortened to just "hubpages.com" - thereby removing the actual link to the author. I have no idea how long this has been happening, but I am going...
by Thomas Dowling 19 months ago
I give! I've searched the first 3 or 4 pages of "Getting Help" Forum and I've read the entire Link's Capsule section in the Learning Center (http://hubpages.com/learningcenter/using-hubtool). That Hub, by the way, has a large number of Quick Links in it. How do you create a list of topics...
by Nimblepins 3 years ago
I started always adding the url to images which I had asked (and received) permission to use from sites where I also included an in-text link to. I'm wondering if this is too promotional. It just seemed the right thing to do, but is it necessary? Also, if I have written (e-mailed) permission to use...
by greensnob 8 years ago
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