How to Create Hyperlinks to Anchor Text on Facebook

on Sunday, August 5, 2012

The inability to format Facebook statuses with HTML elements such as hyperlinks is frustrating for some users. You can still insert Web addresses directly into a status update and let Facebook convert it into a shared link for you. But if you want to anchor hyperlinks in text and add more formatting to your message, use Facebook's blogging tool, Notes. Because Facebook Notes supports HTML, you can turn plain text into hyperlinks just like in a Web page.

Step 1

Click "Notes" on the left column on your Facebook home page. Click "Write a Note" at the upper right of the notes page.

Step 2

Enter a subject title for the note in the "Title" field. Compose the note in the "Body" field, using the formatting tools in the toolbar to add styles if needed.

Step 3

Click immediately to the left of the text you want to use as anchor. Type the HTML hyperlink tag <a>. Click to the right of the text and type the closing hyperlink tag </a>. Example: Here is a sample <a>hyperlink</a> in Facebook Notes.

Step 4

Add the "href" attribute and value to the <a> tag to specify the destination URL. Separate the "href" and its value with an equals = sign and enclose the value in quotes. Example: <a href="http://url">

Step 5

Review the HTML code you have made, which should look similar to: Here is a sample <a href="http://url">hyperlink</a> in Facebook Notes.

Step 6

Finish the note. Enter tags in the "Tags" area. Click "Add a photo" if you want to insert a picture in it.

Step 7

Click "Preview" below the post to see a preview of the note before it is published. Click "Publish" when you want to publish the note.


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Lakisha Rubert said...

This is very helpful when creating hyperlinks on Facebook. This is not just easy to do, but it requires less time too. Prior to this, creating a hyperlink on Facebook was tricky and can be tedious.

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How to Create Hyperlinks to Anchor Text

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