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Creating or Editing Services Links

Add links to the Services tab from the Services-Add Link page view. Links may appear directly on the tab or within a folder.

How to Create or Edit a Services Link

  1. On the Administrator Panel, under Communities, click Tabs and Modules.
  2. Click Tabs.
  3. In the Services tab's contextual menu, click Services.
  4. To create a link, click Create Web Link.


    To edit an existing link, in the contextual menu for the link, select Edit. The following table describes the available fields.

    Web Link Available Fields
    Field Description
    Web Link Information
    Name Provide a name for the link.
    URL Provide a URL for the link. This must be the full URL. For example: not or
    Text Provide a description of the link.
    Permit Users to View the Content Item Click Yes to make the link visible to users. Click No to make the link unavailable to users.
    Track Number of Views Click Yes to track the number of views of each content item contained in the folder.
    Open in New window Click Yes or No to open the link in a new window.
    Select Date and Time Restrictions Select Display After and Display Until, and then select the range of dates that the folder will appear.
  5. Click Submit.