How to Insert a Link in a Message in Mozilla Thunderbird

What to Know

  • When composing email, press Ctrl-K (Windows, Linux) or Command-K (Mac). Enter Link Text and Link Location (URL) and select OK.
  • Alternatively, highlight existing text and press Ctrl-K to open Link Properties window with Link Text already filled in.

If you compose your email messages using HTML in Mozilla Thunderbird, Netscape, or Mozilla, there's a comfortable way to insert a link. Here's how.

Insert a Link in a Message in Mozilla Thunderbird

Follow these steps to insert a link in an email in Mozilla Thunderbird or Netscape:

  1. When composing a message, press Ctrl-K (Windows, Linux) or Command-K (Mac).

    Alternatively, highlight the text that you would like to serve as the link and press the Ctrl-K shortcut key.

  2. Under Link Text, enter the text you want to serve as the clickable link.

  3. Under Link Location, enter the URL address for the page you'd like to link to.

    It's easiest to open the page in a browser window or tab, copy the URL from the address bar and paste it here.

  4. Select OK.

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