Step 1

In the body field of your content type (basic page, article, etc) select the linking text. Click the link (WYSIWYG link icon) icon to open the dialog window.

Select linking text

 

Step 2

Select the option, URL.

Select Link Type URL

 

Step 3

Select the Protocol drop-down and select the appropriate one for the external site. Enter the full URL.

 

 

Step 4

Click OK to apply the link and Save the webpage.

Link Inserted for URL