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Autolink plugin

Automatically create hyperlinks.

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The Autolink plugin automatically creates hyperlinks when a user types a valid, complete URL. For example www.example.com is converted to http://www.example.com.

Note that this option won’t convert incomplete URLs. For example example.com would remain as unlinked text and URLs must include www to be automatically converted.

Note: Pasted URLs are automatically converted to a elements by TinyMCE’s core code, not by the autolink plugin. Therefore, behaviour and settings described here do not apply to pasted links.

Basic setup

tinymce.init({
  selector: 'textarea',  // change this value according to your HTML
  plugins: 'autolink'
});

Options

default_link_target

This option allows you to specify a default target value for links inserted by the autolink plugin.

Note: This setting also applies to the link plugin.

Type: String

Example: Using default_link_target

tinymce.init({
  selector: 'textarea',  // change this value according to your HTML
  plugins: 'autolink link',
  menubar: 'insert',
  toolbar: 'link',
  default_link_target: '_blank'
});

link_default_protocol

This option allows you to set a default protocol for links inserted by the autolink plugin.

Note: This setting also applies to the link plugin.

Type: String

Default Value: 'http'

Example: Using link_default_protocol

tinymce.init({
  selector: 'textarea',  // change this value according to your HTML
  plugins: 'autolink link',
  menubar: 'insert',
  toolbar: 'link',
  link_default_protocol: 'https'
});

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