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Creating a Category or Link

Create a category

  1. On the Manage Links page, click the New Category icon New Category link.
    New Category screenshot
  2. On the New Link Category page, type the name of the new category in the Name field.
    • Tip: A good category name enables visitors to understand the general topic for that category. For example, the category “Online Publications” would logically contain links to online journals and publications.
  3. Type an optional Description for the category if you want. This is useful for identifying what the category should contain.
  4. Click Save to save the new category or Save and New to save it and create another one.
    Save Category screenshot

Create a link

  1. On the Manage Links page, click New Link icon New Link.
    New Link screenshot
  2. On the New Link page, select a category for the link in the Category drop-down list. Each link must belong to a category.
    • Note: To add a new category, click the New Category link. In the New Link Category pop-up, type a Name and Description for the new category and click Save.
  3. Type a Title for the link.
  4. Type the URL of an external link or attach a Quicklink by clicking the Quicklink icon Quicklink icon. To preview the link, click the Preview link beside the URL field.
  5. Select the Open in New Window check box if you want the link to appear in a new window when a user clicks it.
  6. Type a Description for the link if you want. The description displays below the link on the Manage Links and View Links pages.
  7. Click Save to save the new link or Save and New to save it and create another one.
    Save Link screenshot

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