From 3rd version wordpress introduced links template. Links is same important like archive page. code snippet for create links template page in wordpress.

create links template page in wordpress

Links template page concept is new in wordpress theme. From wordpress 3 version wordpress introduced the links.php template file in wordpress themes. Adding the links page to your wordpress site or blog is very good for seo.Links page is same important like archive page.

create links template page in wordpress

create links template page in wordpress

You can add your friends and good websites in links page. You should use the links page very carefully because this page is very important for SEO. Google and other search engine is always look for links page where you can put other network or friends sites.

How to create links template page

Note: If you are wordpress developer then only use following code.

You need to create the links.php file in your wordpress theme folder. and put following code in that file.

Template Name: Links
<?php get_header(); ?>

 <section id="primary">
 <div id="content" role="main">

<div id="archives">

<?php the_post(); ?>
 <h1><?php the_title(); ?></h1>
 <h2>Friends Network </h2>
<?php wp_list_bookmarks('title_li=&categorize=0'); ?>


 </div><!-- #content -->
 </section><!-- #primary -->

<?php get_sidebar(); ?>
<?php get_footer(); ?>

After that go to your wordpress admin panel and create the links.php with links page template.

create links template page in wordpress

create links template page in wordpress

Publish links page and add the links page in to your menu.

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This article has 4 comments

  1. John Reply

    Thanks for your information. I am agreeing with your point. Link page is great for wordpress. Through links page you can give really information to users.

  2. Tom K Reply

    This was exactly what I was looking for! I made some modifications to work with the theme I am using and everything works great!


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