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WordPress. How to link a post image to a custom URL

Carey Burns February 23, 2016
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Our Support team is ready to present you a new tutorial that shows how to insert an image to a post content and link it to any custom URL in WordPress.

WordPress. How to link a post image to a custom URL

  1. Navigate to Posts > Add new or open any existing post.

  2. Click on Add media button to add your image:

  3. You can select any image from the Media Library or upload a file from your computer.

  4. After selecting the image, see Attachment Display settings. Select Custom url in the Link to drop down and provide your URL in the field below:

  5. Click on Insert into post button when you are done.

  6. If you open the post in Text view, you will see the HTML code for the link and image:

  7. In case the image was inserted without a link, you can add it manually. Open Page/Post content in Text view and add HTML code for link. You will need to add the following code before the image:

    	 <a href="#">

    where # is your custom URL, and add the closing tag after the image code:

  8. Save changes to post when you are done and check the result on your website.

Feel free to check the detailed video tutorial below:

WordPress. How to link a post image to a custom URL

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