How to add a link to the "Links" widget?

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  • #1399221

    treespirit11
    Member

    Hi, this may sound a very silly question but I’ve been trying intuitively to figure out how to add a link (of a blog I really like) to my “Links” widget on the sidebar on the right. I’m using Chateau theme, and although I have done it in the past as I have put some other links to blogs and websites there, I cannot remember now how to do it. The title of the Links widget is “Off The Planet” and I would like to add a few more blogs and websites that I like there. I also tried the “Blogs I follow” widget but yet again where on Earth do you put the actual link to the blogs you follow?!

    Many thanks for any help.
    Tree Spirit from “Active Intuition” blog.

    The blog I need help with is activeintuition.wordpress.com.

    #1399327

    timethief
    Member

    Hi there,
    You cannot enter links into the Links widget directly. If you wish you create a blogroll of related sites that you recommend to your readers then you enter the links into it in your dashboard Links section and display them in a Links widget.
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/blogroll/add-a-blogroll-link/
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/widgets/links-widget/

    #1399328

    timethief
    Member

    I also tried the “Blogs I follow” widget

    You cannot enter links into the Blogs I follow widget directly. Read the guide here please > http://en.support.wordpress.com/widgets/blogs-i-follow-widget/

    #1399335

    youngd2632
    Member

    hello timethief, i just started my blog recently, and i have been trying to add some 3rd party widgets, unfortunately i cannot find the plugin tab on my page (the tutorial i followed to open the blog has it but i dont). is the anyway for me to get those widgets e.g black studio tinymce widget. thanks

    #1399336

    youngd2632
    Member

    hello timethief, i just started my blog recently, and i have been trying to add some 3rd party widgets, unfortunately i cannot find the plugin tab on my page (the tutorial i followed to open the blog has it but i dont). is the anyway for me to get those widgets e.g black studio tinymce widget. thanks

    #1399478

    andymci
    Member

    Hey youngd2632,

    Plugins aren’t supported on WordPress.com. The plugin you’re referring to (Black Studio TinyMCE) is meant for the self-hosted WordPress software from WordPress.org.

    If you’re looking to get started with the WordPress software from WordPress.org, check here first: http://codex.wordpress.org/New_To_WordPress_-_Where_to_Start

    #1399496

    treespirit11
    Member

    Hi Time Thief,
    Thank you very much for your advice. I’ve now managed to update my links and have created a proper Blogroll too. I even included your blogs which is something I was meant to do a long time ago! :)

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