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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.

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  • derekisdman

    Replied by derekisdman August 21, 2013

    Hi there. I'm having trouble with a link. I've found that Wix won't let me use a link that contains brackets like ( ). For example, I try to enter in an address like http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tales_from_the_Crypt_(TV_series) where (TV_series) is in brackets. Wix claims it's an invalid link and won't allow me to link to it or any other link with (  ). It's very frustrating. Is there a way around this?

    • Hudson Wix Team

      Replied by Hudson August 21, 2013


      Unfortunately this isn't possible at the moment.

      We document and learn from every feature request and bug brought to our attention. These objectives are immediately high priority milestones in Wix's product road map.

      Feel free to add your feature request to our Wish List by posting here.

      You can keep up to date with what features are coming soon here.



  • kateahaber

    Replied by kateahaber August 8, 2013

    How do I add more buttons?

    My template is only letting me display 4 buttons at a time.  None of my pages are sub pages.  The last pages I wish to display come up under a 'more' button that I don't like.  How do I fix this?




    • HIRO Wix Team

      Replied by HIRO August 8, 2013

      Hi Kate,
      Currently you are using Menu Bar.
      You can replace it with individual buttons for each page.
      To learn how to add a button, please refer to the Best Reply of this thread.
      Should yo require further assistance, please feel free to let us know.
      Thank you.

      -HIRO, Wix Team
  • vshagalia

    Replied by vshagalia July 29, 2013

    I have linked my documents successfully!  I would like a link from the document back to my home page or page that I choose.

    • Yotam Wix Team

      Replied by Yotam July 29, 2013


      I'm afraid I did not fully understand the issue you are referring to, can you please elaborate on the subject so we can better understand it?


      Please specify what document you are referring to and where it can be located on your site.


      What would you like to achieve?


      Awaiting your reply.

      Yotam Wix Team
  • janshepherd

    Replied by janshepherd July 15, 2013

     I want to link my blog using one of the buttons on my menu. The buttons and menus drop down box offers a text menu - I have opted for this. When I  click on the button 'blog' from this text menu, the orange coloured menu box pops up, I click on settings, another dropdown box appears on the left called menu settings and there is no option on there to LINK to anywhere else. Does my site have to be live before I get an option to do the linking?

    • Mascha Wix Team

      Replied by Mascha July 15, 2013

      Hi janshepherd,


      We currently do not have the option to add an external URL to a menu button. Feel free to vote for this feature in this thread.

      In the meantime, you can add a button and link the button to an external URL. For information about buttons, click here.



      Mascha, Support-Team Wix
  • freespirit13

    Replied by freespirit13 July 13, 2013

    There is no "link" option in any of the settings for "Buttons & Menus" or for the Social "like" button for FB.  I don't know what to do in this case. Please help!

    • Itamar Wix Team

      Replied by Itamar July 13, 2013

      In order to add a Facebook Like button please follow these steps:

      1. From the left side of the Editor, click the plus sign to open Add.
      2. From Add, click Social. Click Facebook Like.
      3. Click outside of the Facebook Like button to close Facebook Like Settings.

      A Facebook Like button is added to your site

      Itamar, Wix team
  • patrickpak

    Replied by patrickpak July 11, 2013

    any way that I can link a list of FAQ to a specific answer on the same page?


    • dinamiso Wix Team

      Replied by dinamiso July 11, 2013


      Unfortunately, it is not possible .

      We document and learn from every feature request and bug brought to our attention. These objectives are immediately high priority milestones in Wix's product road map.
      Feel free to add your feature request to our Wish List by posting   link  .

      You can keep up to date with what features are coming soon   here .

      Dina-Wix Team.

  • jacovchak

    Replied by jacovchak June 4, 2013


    I'm trying to link a text to a certain place in the website page. 
    To clarified, I have a list of products (index) at the top of the page and below it a long list of products and their features. I want that clicking the product's name at the top of the page will take me right to the product features. 
    The products index and the products are in the same page.
    Can I do it?


    • Jonathan Wix Team

      Replied by Jonathan June 4, 2013

      Unfortunately linking within the same page or to an area on a specific page (anchoring) is not possible yet on Wix.

    • jacovchak

      Replied by jacovchak June 4, 2013

      TNX anyway...

    • Ron Wix Team

      Replied by Ron June 4, 2013

      No problem, let us know should you require further assistance.


      Ron, Wix Team
  • dfinman

    Replied by dfinman June 3, 2013


    I'm trying to add a link on my website inside one of teh buttons but it keeps saying it's not a valid link. I read the first post her and it sounds like it's related to my issue but I couldn't entirely understand the answer.

    This is the link: a href="https://www.psychselect.com/cgi-bin/therapyappointment/login.cfm?practitioner=4142" target="_blank">Set Appointment Now</a

    • Eyal Wix Team

      Replied by Eyal June 3, 2013

      Hi dfinman,


      Please note that your link (URL) is only this part:  https://www.psychselect.com/cgi-bin/therapyappointment/login.cfm?practitioner=4142


      Please add the above mentioned link to your button (step 5 in the instructions at the top of the thread). This should work.


      Let us know if you still require assistance!

      Thank you

      Eyal, Wix Customer Support Team
    • dfinman

      Replied by dfinman June 3, 2013


      I tried it and it worked perfectly. Thanks

    • Eyal Wix Team

      Replied by Eyal June 3, 2013

      I'm glad I could help! :)


      If you need help with anything else, let us know!

      Eyal, Wix Customer Support Team
  • nosecondchoice

    Replied by nosecondchoice May 18, 2013

    A list was posted of the substitutions needed in URLs when making links to outside site.

    However, in that list no mention was made of the symbol  ?  which my URL is using.  Therefore, the link that I would like to create is not possible at this time.  Do you know or can you create a code for the question mark symbol so that I can make a link in my wix site?   Thank you.

    Example:    www.bigshow.com/video_new[   >>>> www.bigshow.com/video_new%3

                       www.bigshow.com/audio_new?  >>>>www.bigshow.com?audio_new(what goes here?)

    • dinamiso Wix Team

      Replied by dinamiso May 18, 2013


      Please note: The URL address: www.example.com/#!|page_name|24c6

      Your Wix HTML5 website is built using HTML5 and AJAX technology . This has many benefits including the ability to have animated page transitions, your own  background, a header and footer that stay static while the rest of your content is dynamic, use of all of the new HTML features as they are released, dynamic page sizing and optimization for mobile devices.


      You can find more information about the structure of the URL address here.


      Than you,


  • saritak0222

    Replied by saritak0222 May 15, 2013

    Having problems trying to make an external web address on my site active. Under the persons name I have an address starting:  html://honest......

    I went to the app for html add on and downloaded it on the page, input the web address and nothing!  If anyone could assist, it would be greatly appreciated.

    • Yoav Wix Team

      Replied by Yoav May 15, 2013



      If you want your Wix site to have a link to an external web site, please follow these steps:


      1. Launch your site in the Wix Editor.

      2. Add an item you want to function as the link (such as a button or text).

      3. Select the item. The Settings panel will appear on the left of your screen.

      4. If you added a button, you'll see the Link To option on that panel. Select it.

      5. Now select Web Address.

      6. Input your link and click OK.


      You can find additional information on linking here.


      Let us know if you need any additional help!

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