How to Make Hyperlinks in Keynote (In 60 Seconds)

Hyperlinks in presentations can help your viewer jump outside of the presentation and on to a website or even somewhere else in the Keynote file. Let’s learn how to add them to a Keynote presentation in this video. I’m working here in a presentation in Keynote. I’ve got some text here that I may want to send the viewer outside to check out more information on.

How to Make Hyperlinks in Keynote (In 60 Seconds)

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How to Make Hyperlinks in Keynote (In 60 Seconds)

Note: In this tutorial we use the Hexon template. You can find more great Keynote presentation templates on ThemeKeeper Elements, on GraphicRiver or in the 15+ Best Keynote Presentation Templates (For Mac Users).

How to Quickly Make Keynote Hyperlinks

Note: Watch this short tutorial screencast or follow the quick steps below, that complement this video.

1. Add a Hyperlink in Keynote to a Web Page

Let’s start off by highlighting this bit of text. Then right-click or Ctrl + Click and choose Add Link.

How to Make Hyperlinks in Keynote (In 60 Seconds)

A drop-down menu displays. Now, we can either link people to another slide in the deck or to a webpage. Let’s try out webpage first. Click the Webpage option. We can customize the web page by typing the URL here in the box.

How to Make Hyperlinks in Keynote (In 60 Seconds)

2. Test the Keynote Web Page Hyperlink

To test it out you can click on the Go to Page button to make sure that it’s working. This is a clickable Keynote hyperlink in Presentation View.

How to Make Hyperlinks in Keynote (In 60 Seconds)

3. Add a Keynote Hyperlink to a Slide in Your Presentation

Let’s look at another example to link up to another section in the presentation. Let’s follow the same process, but choose the Slide option this time. Now let’s choose the number of a slide in the deck, and press OK.

How to Make Hyperlinks in Keynote (In 60 Seconds)

4. Test the Slide Hyperlink

Now, when we click the Go to Slide button, it jumps to the slide you selected in the presentation. This makes it easy for the viewer to move around within the same slide deck.

How to Make Hyperlinks in Keynote (In 60 Seconds)

Finishing Up!

You’ve just learned how to make a hyperlink in Keynote. You can add as many Keynote hyperlinks as you need to your presentation. Be sure to test each link before your share your slideshow. Do you use hyperlinks in your Keynote presentations? Why or why not?

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