Basic Link Lists

What You Will Learn

  • How to create a link to another page or an external website
  • How to create a list displaying those links

Quick Steps

  1. Create link components
  2. Add link components to a list component
  3. Insert the list comonent onto the page as either a Link List or a Link List (A-Z) or a Link List #Right

Create Link Components

  1. Navigate to an appropriate location in the Building Blocks folder
  2. Click the New Component button
  3. Enter an appropriate name for your link component
  4. Select “Link” from the Schema drop down menu
    1. Link Name: Enter the text you want displayed as the link here
      • Component link: If you want to create a link to another page in your site, use the component link field. Click the browse button on the right, navigate to the location of a component that is on the page you want to link to (preferably a  content component), and click insert.

        OR 

      • URL for the link: If instead you want to link to an external website, enter the full URL in this field
    2. Image: You can ignore this field, it’s only required for the Button template
  5. Click Save & Close

Repeat these steps until you have created a component for every link you wish to list.

Create the the Link List Component

Now that you have created your link components, you will need to create a link list

  1. In the same folder in Building Blocks that you created the link components in, once again click the New Component button.
  2. Enter an appropriate name for your component
  3. Select “List” from the Schema drop down menu
    1. Display Title: Enter the text you want displayed as the category for this selection of links
    2. List Element: Click the browse button on the right. Navigate to the location of the link components. Select any links you want listed under this category and click insert. Click close.
  4. If you want to add any additional components, click the green add button located to the left of the components list.
  5. To change the gallery order, click the move button. Move the cursor to the location you want the component to be in, and left click. Repeat as necessary
  6. Once you have finished inserting and arranging the links, clickSave & Close

Insert the List Component on to a Page

Now that you have created the list, you will need to insert the link list onto a page

  1. Navigate in the Root Folder to page you want the link list displayed on, and open it
  2. Click on the Component Presentations tab
  3. Click the Insert button located at the bottom
  4. In the window that opens, navigate to the location of the master link list you just created. Select one of the following templates from the Template dropdown menu
    1. Link List: Select this template to display the link list as the main content on a page. Links will appear in the order you placed them in the list component
    2. Link list (A-Z): Select this template to display the link list as the main content of a page. The links will be organized in alphabetical order, divided into sections labeled by the appropriate letter. 
    3. Link list #right:Select this template to display the link list on the right side of the page. The links will appear in the order you placed them in the list component. 
  5. Click Insert, then click Close.
  6. Save & Close the page
  7. In the home tab, publish the page

Example Link List

a|b|c|d|e|f|g|h|i|l|m|n|o|p|r|s|v|w|y

A

Academic Calendar, Medical
Academic Calendar, Yale
Animal Resources Center (YARC)

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B

Bone Center
Boyer Center for Molecular Medicine

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C

Cancer Center, Yale (YCC)
Cancer Prevention & Control (Cancer Center)
Cellular & Molecular Imaging, Center for (CCMI)
Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration & Repair Program (CNNR)
Children Exposed to Violence, National Center for
Children’s Surgical Research, Center for
Class Schedule: First Year
Class Schedule: Second Year
Class Schedules, First Year & Second Year
Class Schedules, PA
Class Schedules, Second Year
Clinical Investigation, Yale Center for (YCCI)
Computing help
Computing in the Library
Computing setup
Connecting to the Yale network
Custodial & Maintenance: 785-4620

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D

Degree programs
Developmental Therapeutics (Cancer Center)

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E

Eating & Weight Disorders, Center for
Email issues
Emerging Infections Program
Epilepsy Center

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F

Food Policy & Obesity, Rudd Center for

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G

Gene Regulation and Functional Genomics (Cancer Center)
Genetics, Cancer
Genomic & Proteomic services, Keck
Genomics & Proteomics, Center for
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Global Health Education

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H

Help Desk
Holidays
Human Genetics
Human Translational Immunology

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I

Immunology and Immunotherapy (Cancer Center)
Integrative Medicine at Yale
Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, Center for (CIRA)

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L

Liver Center

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M

M.D. Program
M.P.H.
M.S.
M.S.N.
Magnetic Resonance Research Center (MRRC)
Medical
Medical Informatics, Center for
Molecular Virology
Molecular Virology (Cancer Center)
Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center

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N

Neurodevelopment and Regeneration, Program in
Neuroscience & Regeneration Research, Center for
Neuroscience, Kavli Institute for
Nicotine & Tobacco Use Research at Yale, Center for (CENTURY)

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O

Older Americans Independence Center, Claude D. Pepper

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P

Perinatal, Pediatric & Environmental Epidemiology, Center for
Ph.D. in Investigative Medicine
Ph.D. in Nursing
Ph.D., Arts and Sciences, Biological and Biomedical Science Program (BBS)
Physician Associate Program (M.M.Sc.)
Positron Emission Tomography Center (PET Center)
Prevention and Control, Cancer
Prevention Research Center
Public Health Preparedness, Center for

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R

Radiobiology and Radiotherapy (Cancer Center)
Request Services Online

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S

Signal Transduction (Cancer Center)
Sleep Medicine, Center for
Solutions (for students to report facilities needs)
Statistical Genomics & Proteomics, Center for
Stem Cell Center
Stress Center, Yale

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V

Vascular Biology and Therapeutics (VBT)
Virology, Clinical
VPN access

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W

Wireless Coverage at The Medical Center
Women’s Health Research at Yale
Women’s Health, Specialized Center of Research on (SCOR)
Women's Health Project, Connecticut

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Y

Yale
YSM Event Calendar

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