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How to Add an External Link to Your WordPress Menu

Here’s a quick tutorial today.

If you have a project on another site you want to share, a great way to drive traffic is by adding a link to your menu.

You probably already know how to add Pages to your custom menu, but if not, follow this tutorial first.

Adding external links is simple once you have a custom menu created. The key is to locate the Custom Links section in the Customizer, and there you can add any URLs and Label text you want.

Ben Sibley
Ben Sibley

After using WordPress for the last 9 years, I've made dozens of websites, designed and developed 20 themes that have been downloaded more than 1.5 million times, and personally helped thousands of WP users with their sites.

Now I'm sharing everything I know to help make WordPress an easier and more rewarding choice for building a website. If you have a question you want answered, submit your question here.

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