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Add Links to Collections in

Learn how you can curate links within Collections in


Product/Version: PowerPoint Online
OS: Windows and Mac OS

In an earlier tutorial we showed you how you can add content within a Collection in -- this allows you add your uploaded files and files liked by you within a Collection. In this tutorial we show you how you can add links to other sites within a Collection.

Make sure you first sign into your, select the Collection where you want to add links, and then follow these steps:

  1. Within the open Collection, click the Add link button, as shown highlighted in blue within Figure 1.

    Add link button
    Figure 1: Add link button
  2. This opens the Share a link page, as shown in Figure 2. You will have to fill in several fields here.

    Share a link page
    Figure 2: Share a link page
  3. Some of these fields have been populated, as shown in Figure 3.

    Adding link and other info
    Figure 3: Adding link and other info
  4. All options within Share a link page are explained below, as marked in Figure 3, above.

    1. URL: Add the site URL here and click the Extract button, shown highlighted in blue within Figure 3, above. This will extract all the meta info from the site URL.

    2. Background: Here you can choose the display thumbnail of the link. Choose from these three options Preview image, Default thumbnail, and Custom image. Select the check-box and click the Choose button.

    3. Title: Here you can see the title is added. You can edit the title if you want.

    4. Author: If the author’s name is not added from the meta content of the page, you can manually add the author’s name here.

    5. Description: Displays the description. If no description is added, or if you want to edit -- you can thereafter manually add or edit the description.
    Once done, click the OK button, shown highlighted in green within Figure 3, above.

  5. This will add the link within the Collection, as shown in Figure 4.

    Link added within the Collection
    Figure 4: Link added within the Collection
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