Just a quick tutorial for a new blogger friend on how to add hyperlinks to a wordpress blog post:
You’ll probably want to use the full edit “Add New” Post box, rather than the Quick Edit one. The full edit one gives you all the tools.
First, copy the link that you want to paste into your blog post. Now you’re ready to proceed.
1. Enter your text into the Add New Post box as you usually do, and then highlight the word or words that you want to contain the link.
2. Click on the little “chain-link” icon in your toolbox. Here you see it in my mac Safari version; it may be in a different place in a different version but it should be someplace accessible.
3. A pop-up box appears. Now Paste the link into the top box. The bottom box (called “Title”) is unnecessary, but if you want to put some text in here, it will show up for anyone who hovers their cursor over the text before clicking.
That’s it! Click “Add Link” and you’re done!
(the “broken” chain link icon next to the one you’ve just used is for removing a link if you ever change your mind. Highlight the underlined text, click on the broken link, and voila! the link is removed.)