PTA Magazine is
provided in a digital format - as an interactive, page-turning
magazine that can be read on screen. This allows readers to
link quickly and directly from the magazine through to other
sources of information relevant to PTAs, enhancing the benefit the
It can be read by PTA committee
members, parents and staff at your school. Simply send them
the link to give them their own personal copy.
This can be featured on
your PTA or school website, electronic newsletter or
PTA-UK gives you step-by-step
instructions to help get you started.
Step 1: Copy the web
address for PTA Magazine
Launch the magazine in your web
browser. You can do this by clicking any of the links we've
provided - or you can click this link for the most
Highlight the web address (URL) at
the top of this newly launched page and select 'Copy'
(click the right mouse button and select from the drop down
Your computer will store this web
address (URL) until you select something else to
copy. You can now paste this web address wherever
you would like it to appear and in digital resources this will
appear as a hyperlink giving direct access to PTA Magazine.
STEP 2: Pasting a link to
Paste this link wherever you would
like it featured, (place your curser where you want the web address
to appear, click the right mouse button and select 'Paste'
from the drop down menu list).
This will show the web address
(URL) in full. On anything digital this will appear as a hyperlink
meaning it's possible to simply click on the link for it to
open. You will know the hyperlink is in place
because the text will change colour and be underlined.
You may have to hold down
the 'Control' key at the same time as clicking on
the link to open it.
STEP 3: Embed a link to PTA
Alternatively, feature this as an
embedded link, where the text you select in anything digital is
hyperlinked to the magazine.
Usually this is done by
highlighting the text you would like to link from, for
example,'here is your personal copy of PTA
Magazine'. In Microsoft Outlook, click the right mouse
button and select 'Hyperlink' from the drop down menu
list. Copy the web address (URL) into the box and press
You will find that the text is
hyperlinked to PTA Magazine without having to feature the long web
address on your page. You will know
the hyperlink is in place because the text will
change colour and be underlined.
Step 4: Putting a hyperlink
in a digital editor
Digital editors are often used as a
way to enter information on websites and on some email
Digital editors have a special link
function as part of the main menu option. Simply, hover your mouse
over the icons at the top of the page and see which one of them
lets you add links. Once selected this usually opens up a small
screen into which you can add the web address (URL).
These instructions are PC
specific. Please refer to your own guidance on how to
undertake a similar process for Apple devices.