Add a Links App

A SharePoint Online tutorial by Peter Kalmström

SharePoint iconYou can add links to a SharePoint page, but a rather nice way of doing this is to add a list that is designed for links and place the links there.

In this Links tutorial in the SharePoint Online from Scratch series, Peter Kalmström, shows how to add a Links app to a page and work with this links list in SharePoint 2013 on Office 365.

Add a links app to a SharePoint page

  1. Open the Site Contents or settings gear and click on ‘Add an app’.

  2. Find the app called Links and click on it.

  3. Type the name you want to give to your links app and click on ‘Create’.

Change the display of the links app

  1. Click on ‘Edit’ on the top right of the page. The page will open in Edit mode.

  2. Place the mouse cursor where you want to add the Links list.

  3. To add the links app in a table, open the ‘INSERT’ tab and expand the ‘Table’ accordion.

  4. Select the size of the table.

  5. To insert the web part in the table, open the ‘INSERT’ tab and click on ‘Web Part’.

  6. Under ‘Apps’, select your newly created links app and click on ‘Add’.

  7. Save the page.

Add links to the links app

  1. In your new web part, click on ‘new link’.

  2. Enter the address in the URL field and give it a suitable description.

  3. Click on Save.
In this demo Peter is also showing how to make his links app visually more appealing.




Learn more



---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------







Always the latest news in the kalmstrom.com blog



Follow kalmstrom.com on LinkedIn Facebook , Google+  or Twitter !

back icon next icon