4 Free Ways to add hyperlinks to pdf online

Want to know how to add hyperlinks to pdf? In this article, we will show you how to add hyperlinks to pdf online free using different online pdf editors.




When you are working with pdf files, you may need to give more information about a particular word or group of words. Including everything within the pdf leads to divert the main topic. So hyperlinks will give more information about a particular word without diverting the main topic. Now, you may get some doubts about ” How to add hyperlinks to pdf?”. If you have such a question in the mind then this is the right article for you.

How to add hyperlinks to PDF Online Free

Adding a hyperlink to PDF is somewhat difficult if you don’t know about online pdf editors. But the same could be very easy if you know about how to use online pdf editor software. So let us see how to use online websites for adding hyperlinks ( or simply links) to pdf without downloading any separate software.

1. How to insert hyperlink in PDF free Using PDFescape editor

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Follow the below online pdf editor websites and how to use them to add hyperlinks in an easy way.




Total Time: 8 minutes

Step 1: Visit PDFescape website and click on Free Online

The first and foremost thing you need to do is visit PDFescape online website. Once you visit that website then you can see the screen as shown in the above screenshot.
There are two ways of options available for using PDFescape, one is online and the other one is a desktop app. It’s better to use an online tool rather than downloading huge size desktop app and running it, set up it. So here, I am clicking on the Free Online option as shown in the above image.

Step 2: Click on the Upload PDF to PDFescape option




Once you click on the Free Online option, then you can see options for uploading PDF to make edits to that uploaded PDF. Select Upload PDF to PDFescape option.
If you want to upload PDF from different places other than the device then you can choose either of two options namely Load PDF from the Internet and Load PDF from Previously Opened.

Step 3: Choose file option to select any pdf

Once you click on the Upload PDF to PDFescape option then you need to select any one of the PDF to add a hyperlink. Now click on the Choose File option to select the appropriate pdf file.
Once you click on the Choose File option, then the files on your device will open, and select any pdf file as you wish. Once you select the PDF file then click on the Open option at the bottom of that window as shown in the below image.

Step 4: Click on Link option in the insert section




Once you click on the Open option, then your pdf file is uploaded to PDFescape. You have mainly three sections on the left side screen for editing pdf. Go to the Insert section.
In the Insert section, you have different options that can be inserted into pdf. Click on the Link option in the Insert section.

Step 5: Select word and Paste the link

When you click the Link option then you need to select the specific word or group of words for which you want to add a hyperlink or link. Once you select the word then you will get the Link Properties dialogue box.
Paste the link that is copied to the clipboard into the dialogue box and then click the OK option at the bottom.
Note: To get the link to the clipboard, visit the website for which you want to give more information. Once you visited the website then go to the address bar and copy that link by pressing Ctrl+C simultaneously on the keyboard. That’s it, the link is copied to the clipboard.

Step 6: Click on Save and Download option

Once you paste the link and click on the OK, then you need to save those changes. To save those changes, go to left side screen there you can see two arrow mark symbol which is in green color. Click on that Save and Download option.
That’s it, the required link is appended to the selected words and saved. Once the download is completed then you can see those changes in your pdf. You can get more information about a specific word by clicking on the word for which you have applied the link.
This is the procedure for adding a hyperlink to PDF using PDFescape.




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  • PDFescape

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  • PDFescape

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2. How to create hyperlink in PDF Using Sejda online pdf editor

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We Provided this article in the form of a Video Tutorial for our reader’s convenience. If you are interested in reading, skip the video for now and watch this video after completion of reading this article.

In the previous section, we have seen the procedure for adding hyperlinks to pdf using PDFescape. Now let us see one more online tool that enables you to add hyperlinks to pdf. The PDF tool that is used in this section is, Sejda.

Step 1: Visit Sejda website

The first thing you need to do is, visit the Sejda online PDF editor website. Once you visited that website then you can see the screen as shown in the above screenshot. In the above screenshot, you can see an option to upload your PDF file.

Click on the Upload PDF File option.

Step 2: Select PDF file and click Open

Once you click on the Upload PDF file option, then different folders and files on your device will be shown to select. Select the PDF file for which you want to add a hyperlink. Once you select that click on the Open option as shown in the above image.

Step 3: Click on the Links option in the menu

Once you open the file in the Sejda then you can see different options such as Text, Links, Forms, images, Sign, Whiteout for editing that pdf. Click on the Links option.

Step 4: Select word and paste the link

Select any word or group of words for which you want to give more information externally. Once you select the word then you can see the Link properties box as shown in the below image. Paste the link through which you want to give more information externally as shown in the below image.

Once you paste the link then press Enter. That’s it link is added to that specific word.

Step 5: Save the edited file

Once you made all the edits then click on the Apply changes option at the bottom of the screen. Once you click on that, then those changes will be saved and your document is ready to download. Click on the Download option as shown in the below image.

With these steps, the hyperlink is added to pdf using Sejda pdf editor.

3. How to add Hyperlink in PDF Using DeftPDF

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We Provided this article in the form of a Video Tutorial for our reader’s convenience. If you are interested in reading, skip the video for now and watch this video after the completion of reading the article.

DeftPDF is one more PDF editor tool that enables you to add hyperlinks to pdf. Follow the below steps carefully to know how to add hyperlinks to pdf.

Step 1: Visit DeftPDF website

To add a hyperlink to pdf, firstly you need to visit the DeftPDF website. Once you visited that website, then you can see the above screen. Click on the Start Editing option.

Step 2: Click on Upload PDF file option

When you click on the Start Editing then you will see the above screen. Now on that screen, you can see the Upload PDF file option. Click on that Upload PDF File option to upload the pdf file to add a hyperlink.

Now files on your device will shown on the screen. Select PDF file and click Open.

Step 3: Click on Links option and apply Link

Once your PDF file is opened in the DeftPDF, then you will see many options such as Text, Links, Forms, Images, etc. Click on the Links option as shown in the above image.

Once you click on the links option, now you need to select the word or group of words for which you want to give more information externally.

Once you selected the word or group of words then Link Properties dialogue box will appear. Paste the link in the URL section and press enter on keyboard.

Step 4: Click on Apply changes and download the file

Once the editing is done, then click on the Apply Changes option at the bottom of the screen. With this, the intended changes will be made to your document. Once your pdf file is edited, then you can see the Download option as shown in the below image. Click on the Download option.

This is the procedure for adding the hyperlink to pdf using the DeftPDF tool.

4. How to add link to PDF online Using DocFly

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Along with the above three pdf editors, we have one more excellent PDF editor namely DocFly. Let us see how to add hyperlinks to pdf using this DocFly editor.

Step 1: Visit website and Upload your pdf file

Firstly, visit the DocFly pdf editor website. Once you visit the website then you can see a screen as shown in the above image. Click on the Click to Upload your file option.

Once you click on it then you can see different folders and files on your screen. Select any pdf file for which you want to add a hyperlink. Once you select the file then click on the Open option at the bottom of that screen as shown in the below image.

Step 2: Click on Link option and paste the link

Once your file is uploaded, then you can see that file on the DocFly pdf editor screen. Here, you have a list of options to make edits to your pdf file. In those options, you can see the Link option. Click on that Link option.

Once you click on the Link option, then you can see the Link Properties dialogue box as shown in the below image. Paste the link into the specified box and press enter on the keyboard.

Step 3: Save the document

Once the link is pasted and pressed the enter, you need to save the changes. To save changes click on the Save option at the top of the screen as shown in the above image. That’s it, the hyperlink is added to your pdf.

This is the procedure for adding the hyperlink to pdf using DocFly pdf editor tool.

Conclusion:

These are the different pdf editors that can be used online without downloading any apps. Among all the above pdf editor tools, PDFescape will be the best tool that can serve you with a lot of pdf functionalities, edits.

If you regularly work with PDF files, we suggest you go with Adobe Acrobat DC for complete PDF editing features. When you need a less priced alternative, we suggest you Wondershare PDFelement.

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