How To Place Links On Texts in Nairaland Posts (Video)

When you create a post on, you can as well link to your blog post or anywhere on the web by copying and pasting your link directly in the post or by creating hypertext. If you don’t know what hypertext means, it means text with hyperlink. In computing, hyperlink is a text or an image you can click on, and jump to another document. Links allow users to click their way from page to page.

Below is a screenshot of how I smartly linked to my blog post in a comment on without exposing the URL. This is good for search engine optimization blah blah blah…lol

add hyperlink on Nairaland forum posts and comments

If you’re finding it hard to place links on texts in Nairaland posts or comments, I’ve created a short video tutorial that will guide you. You can watch the video at :

Using hyperlinks in Nairaland posts is smarter than pasting links directly on the site. The moderators of the Nairaland forum can even see it as spamming, which can make them ban you from the site. So, be smart as you use the forum to drive traffic to your blogs.

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Written by Jide Ogunsanya

Pro Nigerian Blogger, Digital Marketer and Web designer. I help business owners to grow their businesses online. You can join my Facebook Group here.


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  1. Thanks for sharing this informative post. However, Master Jide I find it difficult to use the href link stuff on other site with my url

    I will be glad if you can help. When I post using href, it does not direct back to my blog. It will only show not found. Pls help

  2. nice post..well written by the master himself

    But place text links wisely on that forum…or else some moderators will ban you till 2070, when they are not sure they will be alive to lift the ban..lolzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

  3. this is not working for me, infront of what did you past the link? inside the fist [url] or outside? and did you type the = sigh inside the [url] or outside it? Thank you

  4. Thanks for this tutorial, it is an eye opener tips, I posted my blog in the members profile and it brings error 404 page, but thus tips has enlightened me. thanks very much.

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