Hey admins, this question comes up from time to time and I was thinking we could add a brief explanation in the FAQ:
How do I add a ‘hot link’ (make a word or words in my post such as ‘click here’ act as a link)?
Select the word(s) such as ‘click here’ in the below example, click the URL button so that it is preceded by [url_] and followed by [url/_] (without the underscores), then put the cursor after ‘url’ and before ‘]’ in the leading ‘[url_’]. Type = then paste the url there. For example,