Insert an Internal Link

When you link to a page (or file) that is on the Willamette website, and is located within Cascade CMS, it is called an internal link.*

*Note: Some Willamette web pages are not located in Cascade CMS, including pages on the Athletics and Hatfield Library websites. Set links to those pages as external links.

Learn more about uploading files (e.g., photos, PDFs, etc.), to WebEdit.

Locate and select the page you wish to add a link to.

Hover your mouse over the text area where you want to add your email link, and click Edit Content from the pop-up box.

Select Page

Select the text where you wish add an internal link.

Select Text

Click the Insert/Edit Link icon on the toolbar.

Insert Link

The Insert/Edit Link window will now open. You will see Link Source options, one for internal and one for external. Make sure Internal is selected, and then click the button labeled Choose File, Page, or Link.

Select Internal Link

In the fly-out menu (on the right), select Browse.

Browse for Link

Navigate to the correct page (or file) using the browse history, drop menu, search box, or path. Select the page (or file) you wish to link to, and click the Choose button.

Select File

Click the OK button.


The window will close, and a link will be placed on the selected word(s) – the text will be light blue and will show an underline when your mouse hovers over it.


Click the Preview Draft button at the top of the page.

Preview Draft

Review the page. If everything looks good, click the Submit button at the top of the page.


Review or enter comments about what you changed (optional), and click the Check Content & Submit button.

Check Content and Submit

If the Spell Check window opens, choose to ignore or fix misspelled words, then click the button with the checkmark (top right corner).

Submit Draft

The link has now been added.

Reminder: The link will not appear on the web site until the page is Published. Learn more about publishing.

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