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rvw Add Link


Add links and menus to posts, pages, and custom post types.

An “Add Link” button is added to the editor, click to show a menu:

  • Posts, Pages, to select a link destination.
  • Custom link, to type in the url of an external page.
  • Menus, to insert a menu that has been created in the Appearance –> Menus page.

A label may be added to describe the link.

All links will be inserted in the post as a “shortcode”

Menus will be rendered by the WordPress wp_nav_menu() function, this adds classes to various parts of the menu to enable it to be styled using css [more details here.] (

Integrated help is included: just click the “help” tab at the top right of the screen.


  • screenshot-1 shows the “Add Link” button in the editor.
  • screenshot-2 shows the popup box.


  1. Install either via the plugin directory, or by uploading the files to your server.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.


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“rvw Add Link” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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Version 1.5

    1. Tested in WordPress 4.5
    1. Minor code changes
  • 3 Provided missing image for search box

Version 1.4

    1. Fixed issues with display of popup box in WordPress 4.0

Version 1.3

    1. Fixed issues with popup box in WordPress 3.9

Version 1.2

    1. Increased functionality – add menus to posts.
    1. Fixed issues with popup box in WordPress 3.6.

Version 1.1

    1. Images to improve popup display included.

Version 1.0

    1. No changes original version