How Do You Hyperlink on Canva — A Quick Guide

Adding a link to an item in your design document is easy! To hyperlink on the Canva web app, desktop app, or mobile app, use the link button in the editor toolbar. This minHour shows you how to create hyperlinks in Canva for Windows, Mac, Android, and iPhone.


Open a design in Canva.

You can either create a new design, or open an existing one. Items will retain their hyperlink when you present the design, or download it as a PDF.

  • If you’re just getting started or want some refreshers, check out our guides on learning graphic design and learning web design.

Click or tap the item you want to hyperlink.

You can make text, images, elements, and videos into clickable links.

  • You can make just part of text a hyperlink by double-clicking the text and highlighting where you want to add the link.

Click or tap the link button.

It’s the icon with a chain link in the editor toolbar.

Type the link.

Type or paste the website you want to link to in the pop-up window. You can also link to another page in the design document, or to a recent design.

Press Enter.

Use the button on your keyboard to confirm the hyperlink.

  • On mobile, tap Apply or Done to confirm the link.
  • If you’re downloading the design, there are a few things to know about hyperlinks:Downloading as a PDF allows hyperlinks to remain functional.Image files (such as JPG) don’t support hyperlinks.Social media (like LinkedIn) don’t support hyperlinks (on posts or PDFs).
  • Downloading as a PDF allows hyperlinks to remain functional.
  • Image files (such as JPG) don’t support hyperlinks.
  • Social media (like LinkedIn) don’t support hyperlinks (on posts or PDFs).


  • Link to other pages in your design document to create a fun interactive experience.
  • For career tips, check out our articles on becoming a pro web designer and becoming a graphic designer.

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