Wix Answers

Do not post confidential info such as passwords or financial information.
Cancel
Post Question
wix Wix Team

Add a button to your site and link it to an external site, a page on your site, a document, an email address or an anchor on your site.

 

To add a button: From the left side of the Editor, click the Add icon > click Buttons & Menus > click Button.
Click the button to select it > click Settings > under Button Text, enter a name for your button > under Link to, click the field > choose a link type > add the relevant information > click OK.

 

For more information about buttons click here.

Replies(68 replies total)

Show my replies first
  • putter2904 Premium VIP

    Replied by putter2904 March 9, 2014

    Can a button be linked to another button?  On my site, there are 3 buttons.  One selects a right or left hand orientation the next 2 are a choice of a standard fit or custom fit.  I would like to link the custom fit to another button that allows the customer to input measurements.

    Can this be done?

    • ilan-t Wix Team

      Replied by ilan-t March 9, 2014

      Hello,

       

      I am not entirely sure what you mean, but I don't think so, Buttons can only be linked to pages, URLs, e-mails and document.

       

      Best regards

  • khyberhimmat

    Replied by khyberhimmat March 9, 2014

    Recently pages that you mark as invisible (not to show up on menu) cannot be linked with a button.

    I have few pages that I have made invisible from the menu. In the past I could link a button to those pages but now pages marked invisible does not show up on the drop-box of pages.

     

    See the image attached.

    I hope Wix.com fixes this issue.

    • Ellie Wix Team

      Replied by Ellie March 9, 2014

      Hi khyberhimmat,

       

      Thank you for contacting us. Please note that I was unable to re-create your issue above.

      As seen in the screenshot I've attached below, all hidden pages also appear as available links. You may have to scroll up or down the pages in the link to page pop-up in order to locate them in the drop down menu.

      Using my editor I was able to verify that hidden pages could still work correctly as links from buttons such as you are trying to link.

       

      If you are still experiencing issues or have any further questions we may assist you with please let us know.

       

      All the best, Ellie
  • sebastianarellan5

    Replied by sebastianarellan5 March 6, 2014

    Greetings.

    I am working on a rather large website. It hasn't been a problem because I've kept things in order and categories. Duplicated names used to follow one another (Name - Name Lastname Gal), and were listed under their category (IN MAYUS). Much to my surprise, when I open today the pages list to add another link, as I've been doing for the past week, I find my page list completely in disorder . It's not going to be practical to work like this, since the number of pages is going to be at least the double. What can be done to fix this back?

    • sebastianarellan5

      Replied by sebastianarellan5 March 6, 2014

      This is relevant to this topic because the only place where this has happened is when linking pages from buttons.

    • Dror - Wix Support Wix Team

      Replied by Dror - Wix Support March 7, 2014

      Hi,

      We'd like to take a closer look but need to make sure we understand the issue at hand -  you please elaborate further on - what usually happens when you try to link a page? By which order do the pages appear? How did you expect it to behave?

      Dror - Wix Team
    • sebastianarellan5

      Replied by sebastianarellan5 March 7, 2014

      Hi,

      The linking system works fine. The thing is, when I open the list of pages in the <link to page> section, the names appear in disorder. This had not happened before. Before yesterday, the names appeared in the same order as they are in the page index: subpages under pages, in the order of creation. I attach a screenshot of a sample of the expected order. Here, names appear under each MAYUS page, and each name appears twice. In the first screenshot, MAYUS dividers went to the bottom of the list, and duplicated names no longer follow each other.

    • Tali Wix Team

      Replied by Tali March 8, 2014

      Hey

      We are aware of this issue and are doing our best to resolve it.

       

      Thank you for your patience!

      Tali, Wix Team
    • sebastianarellan5

      Replied by sebastianarellan5 March 18, 2014

      Seems like the issue has been fixed. Thanks.

  • soniasoowambar

    Replied by soniasoowambar February 25, 2014

    Hi, thanks for your reply... But my problem is that I do not HAVE a 'Buttons & Menus' option.  I have 'Text', 'Image', 'Gallery', 'Media'.

    I cannot add a new button menu as I do not have it an an available function...

    Please see attached photo which basically shows you what I see when I go into the 'Add' menu.

    Thanks

    Sonia

    • Carla WixTeam Wix Team

      Replied by Carla WixTeam February 25, 2014

      Hello,

       

      Please use the scroll bar on the add menu to access the other features. 

      Please find an image of your site to clarify:

       

       

      Regards,

      Carla
  • rfawhite46

    Replied by rfawhite46 February 24, 2014

    When I add a button and change the style it fails to save the changed version and defaults to the standard plain style. The link works but changing the style does not! Please can you advise me what to do or has this happened before and cannot be resolved.

    • shayb7 Wix Team

      Replied by shayb7 February 24, 2014

      Hey,

       

      I have just viewed your editor and was unable to recreate the issue on my end as I was able to change the styles of buttons in your site.

       

      While browsing on the web, your computer and browser stores various information. This build up of information can sometimes cause conflict. Please clear your browser's cache. You can find step by step instructions here.
       

      Please also try and use different browsers and make sure that you have the latest version of the browsers you use. Wix is compatible with Internet Explorer (version 9 and above), Firefox, Chrome and Safari.

       

      To download the latest Google Chrome browser please click here
      To download the latest Firefox browser please click here
      To download the latest Safari browser (for Mac) please click here
      To download the latest Internet Explorer browser please click here

       

      If the issue persists, please provide us with a detailed outline of the steps required to recreate the issue on our end as well as screenshots exemplifying the issue. You can find step by step instructions here.

  • mimichicbiz

    Replied by mimichicbiz February 22, 2014

    I selected a shape from the add menu called the decorative flower.  I would like to use it as a clickable link, but it does not give me an option for this. Is there another way to do this?  Please help !!!

    • Dima Wix Team

      Replied by Dima February 22, 2014

      Hi,

      Unfortunately it is currently not possible to link shapes. Feel free to add it to our Wish List by posting here.

       

      Dima -Wix support team-
  • soniasoowambar

    Replied by soniasoowambar February 19, 2014

    Hello, can some help me? I do not have a 'Buttons settings' option in the 'Add' menu and I have managed to delete all my buttons...

    • dinamiso Wix Team

      Replied by dinamiso February 19, 2014

      Hi,

      Are you referring to the menu buttons?

      I checked your site and I saw you have the following menu within your site:

      Have you managed to add a navigation menu bar to your site?

      Dina-Wix Team.

    • soniasoowambar

      Replied by soniasoowambar February 19, 2014

      Hi Dana,

      Thanks for your message. The snap shot you are referring to is a new site I started to create today as I could not add buttons to the first website I started creating last week. Could I please trouble you to take a look at the other one? This way I won't need to start over again. 

      Thanks very much

      Sonia

    • Ron Wix Team

      Replied by Ron February 20, 2014

      Hi,

       

      You will need to add a new menu as you've removed the old one.

       

      Please follow the steps below:

       

      1. From the left in the Editor, click the Add icon.
      2. From the Add list, click Buttons & Menus. Click Text Menu or Buttons Menu.
      3. Click outside of the menu to close the Menu Settings window.
       
      A menu is added to your site.
       
      Note: To return to Add , click Back to Add from the top of the window.
      To close Add, click X from the top right.
       
      For more information about menus click here.
       
      Please note that to change how your pages' names appear on the menu, you must change the page names from Pages (click the Page icon from the left side of the Editor).

       

      Ron, Wix Team
  • vizua4

    Replied by vizua4 February 10, 2014

    hi guys, i want to know if in my home page i can have two differents buttons or links. one for the site in english and the second one for the site in spanish. im a photographer but i work with english and spanish speaking people. so, I want my page have access to the English version and Spanish version. can i have this kind of link on my home page??? thanks will appreciate! 

  • schaferron

    Replied by schaferron February 3, 2014

    I need a "back" button

    I need a "back" button you only have a way to get to a specific page, I need to allow my visitors to go back to the previous page they visited no matter where they are. I don't see a way to do that on your site.

     

    Ron

     

     

    • HIRO Wix Team

      Replied by HIRO February 3, 2014

      Hi Ron,
      You can add "Back" buttons manually on individual pages of your site.
      Please add a button on a page and link it to the previous page by choosing a "Page" option. For detailed information regarding how to add a button and link it, please refer to the Best Reply of this thread.
      Should you require further assistance, please feel free to contact us anytime.
      Thank you.

      -HIRO, Wix Team
  • juliatolkaciova

    Replied by juliatolkaciova January 29, 2014

    Text break

    Hi,

    Can you please let me know how I can add text break to my paragraph in general list on the main page and then link it to a subcategory by clicking on the button.

     

    thaknks,

     

    Julia 

Add reply

Mark this reply as Best Reply
Close open child tickets
Post reply