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Guide for LibGuide Authors   Tags: authors, building_libguides, creating_libguides, libguides, library_services, sears  

This guide will show you how to create and publish a LibGuide for MPS.
Last Updated: May 31, 2013 URL: http://libguides.mpsaz.net/creating_libguides Print Guide RSS Updates

3. Simple Web Links Print Page

About Simple Web Links Boxes

A Simple Web Links box lets you present online resources with brief descriptions that pop-up when the cursor is moved over the title.

Descriptions are limited to 256 characters.

See Link Options for the differences between Links and Lists, Simple Web Links, and links in text boxes.

Example: Simple Web Links Box


Adding/Editing Items in a Simple Web Links Box

Adding items to a Simple Web Links box:

  • Click on Add a new Link
  • Fill in the fields in the new link form (see the screenshot) as follows:
    • Link Title: The name of the resource.
    • Link URL: The web address of the resource, if it is online
      • Leave blank if it is not an online resource.
    • Description (Optional): A description of the resource, no more than 256 characters.
  • Click on Create Link

Editing items in a Simple Web Links box:

  • Log in to the page with the Simple Web Links box you want to edit.
  • Click on the tools icon next to the item you want to edit. This will bring up the link form.
  • Edit whichever field or fields you want to change. (You can also choose to delete the item.)
  • Click on Save Changes.

Reordering items in a Simple Web Links box:

  • Click on Reorder Links at the bottom of the box.
  • Drag and drop the links into the order you want.
  • Click on Update Link Order

Note: Descriptive text about a Simple Web Links box as a whole can be entered at the top of the box.


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