How To Add Internal Links In WordPress (Manual & Auto)

Any of your site’s links are known as internal links of your site. As a newbie, you might find a hard time adding internal links to your WordPress site. But worry, not I am here, in this post, I am going to show you how to add internal links to a WordPress site. 

You will be able to add internal links to any portion of your page/post without any difficulties. Let’s begin then. 

What Are Internal Links?

An internal link is a link that allows the visitor to navigate to another URL on the same website. This helps a visitor to find other relevant information as the contents are connected to your website. Internal links also help you to keep the visitor engaged in your website for long period, therefore bounce rate is minimized.

Also Read: How to Add A Link in WordPress

Add Internal Links In WordPress

WordPress has been developed a lot in recent years and now it is more beginner-friendly. Now anyone can customize his site using WordPress’s default editor (block editor. )

At first, open the existing post/page or create a new one where you want to add internal link. Now highlight the text in which you want to add internal links and press on the ‘Link’ button.  

Alternatively, you can press ‘ctrl + k’ or ‘Command + k’ to add internal links. Now a box will appear where you will be able to place your internal link. 

In the box, you can place any internal link directly or search for the page/post of your website like the above image. Click on your desired post/page and its link will automatically be placed. There are some additional settings below. You can customize these settings as you required. 

Afterward, click on the Apply button. Your internal link is now added to your highlighted text. For example, this is an internal link for Ultimate Blocks, as it contains link of this site.

Adding Internal Links In WordPress Automatically

To add internal links automatically in WordPress, at first install and activate the Link Whisper plugin from the WordPress plugins directory.

 Then navigate to Link Whisper -> Settings and check if everything is according to your wish.

If you want to change any setting, do it, and don’t forget to hit the save button. Now navigate to Link Whisper -> Report

To analyze your post, you need to click on the ‘Run Link Scan’. It is only needed for the first time only. If there is any internal or external link anchored on your posts, it will be shown here. 

Now open a post by clicking on it. 

Navigate very below the post. Here you will see Link Whisper suggestions to add internal links. If you don’t see any, then you probably have very few posts or there is not enough content or similar content to add internal links. 

Later on, just accept the suggestion, and your internal links will be added automatically. 


Isn’t it easy? So now that you have learned to add internal links to the WordPress site, go and add internal links to your sites. For more useful how-to guides you can check more blogs from our site. If you liked the post please share it and share your thoughts through the comment box below. 


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