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Can I add hyperlinks in link descriptions?

Is it possible to hyperlink text within the link descriptions in a "Links and Lists" box?
Last Updated: May 23, 2012  |  1311 Views
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Sure! You just need to add the relevant HTML markup directly within the L&L description box. In fact, you can add any HTML markup within the description box - so you can bold/italicize text, add an image, etc.

The caveat is that you still must adhere to the 500 character maximum within that box - so if your links are particularly long, you might consider using a URL shortening service (such as to conserve space.

Do this:

HTML in link description

And you'll get this (note, the text in blue is hyperlinked):

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