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Drupal 7 question: In my Events content type, I have a text field called RSVP URL. On the event page, it currently displays as

RSVP URL: http://example.com

However, I would like it to be a link, displaying like so:

RSVP URL: http://example.com

I'm not seeing a way to do this, except perhaps via adding the Link module?, but I'm a newbie who's never even installed a module before, and I'm wondering if there's another built-in way. Thanks.

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I feel like the simpliest way to do that will be to install the linke field module directly from the web.

To do so :

  • Go to admin/modules ;
  • Clic on Install new module ;
  • Open a new tab. Paste link module link and go. A page displays with the description of the module ;
  • At the bottom of that page, Copy the link to the file (zip or tar.gz one) which is this one (this one is the zip one) ;
  • Go to the drupal (Install new module) page. Paste that link on the Install from url field and hit Install. Wait 'till it finished in a few seconds ;
  • Clic on Enable newly added.... ;
  • Search for the link field module by scrolling. Clic on install. Wait untill it finished in a few time ;

And you can go back to your content type in order to create that new link field with the wright type.

Does that help ?

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  • My apologies for never responding way back when (I was such a newbie back then, and was also afraid of inadvertently revealing how much our team at the moment lacked anybody who could fix things if I did the module installation wrong, let alone worse fragilities the site had then, haha). While I did use the other answer in my case, I appreciated the step-by-step module enabling instructions back then (fortunately these days mostly doing composer+drush in D8), and no doubt your answer was useful to others, including those who didn't want to require their content editors write HTML! May 8, 2020 at 17:59
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Click on edit in front of your link field in your content type's manage field tab.

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You need to change Text processing option to filtered Text.

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Then while adding this content type just type the URL with HTML tag.

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I hope this solves your problem without installing a module.

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