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How to Add a Hyperlink in MS Word?

  • Last Updated : 30 Jun, 2021

MS-Word or Microsoft Word is a fantastic word processing application, with the help of this application, we can create new documents or make changes in the existing document with ease. It provides many tools to make your work easy and more fun to do.

Hyperlink

A hyperlink is a word, phrase, or image that you can click on to jump to a new document, or a new section within the document, or to a webpage, etc. Hyperlinks are found in nearly all Web pages, and these links allow the users to click their way from the current page to a new page. Most of the time text hyperlinks are often blue and underlined, but it is not all the time or a necessary condition. When you move the cursor over a hyperlink(text or image), the arrow should change to a small hand pointing at the link and when you click it, a new page is opened or a new place in the current page will open.

MS-Word also provides this feature to add a hyperlink to the document. With the help of this, you can connect your document to another document or also can add webpages link as per your choice. This tool is very useful, and it is easy to use.

Creating a Hyperlink with the help of text

As mentioned before hyperlinks can be created with MS Word, and we will learn this through a step-by-step process with help of images and instructions.

Steps to follow:



Step 1: First open MS-Word on your PC.

Step 2: Now, Open the document or create a new one in which you want to perform this operation.

Step 3: Select a text(a text or phrase) for creating a hyperlink. (Here “Geeksforgeeks” is Selected)

Step 4: Now, go to the Insert tab.

Step 5: Now, In the insert tab go to the “Links” Section and in Link Section, click on the “Hyperlink” option.



Step 6: As you click on the Hyperlink option a new tab will open named “Insert hyperlink“. (as shown in the below image.)

Step 7: Now, In this tab, there is an address bar. In this address bar, you have to add the link of webpage or address to new file anything you want. (Here we will add the address of the webpage of geeksforgeeks site link which is “https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/”)

Step 8: After entering the address click ok.

Step 9: Hyperlink is added to the selected text successfully.

Creating a Hyperlink with the help of an Image

As mentioned before, hyperlinks can be created with an image along with text, and we will learn this through a step-by-step process with help of images and instructions.

Steps to follow:

Step 1: First open MS-Word on your PC.

Step 2: Now, Open the document or create new one in which you want to perform this operation.



Step 3: Select an image for creating hyperlink. (Here Geeksforgeeks icon image is Selected)

Step 4: Now, go to the “Insert tab”.

Step 5: Now, In the insert tab go to the “Links” Section and in Link Section, click on the “Hyperlink” option.

Step 6: As you click on the Hyperlink option a new tab will open named “Insert hyperlink“.(as shown in the below image.)

Step 7: Now, In this tab there is an address bar. In this address bar you have to add the link of webpage or address to new file or anything you want. (Here we will add the address of the webpage of geeksforgeeks site link which is “https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/”)

Step 8: After entering the address click ok.

Step 9: Hyperlink is added to the selected text successfully.

So, In these ways we can add links to the text and images and create hyperlinks.

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