I must admit I’ve been a little confused about punctuation for web page links. If you are blogging, You may have to insert the hyperlinks into your document. It’s a good idea to check your hyperlinks before you post your blog or send your email. This insures that extra punctuation hasn’t messed up the hyperlink. You want your readers to be able to click on a link and get there.
Put the hyperlink in the middle of the sentence. I found http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com helpful in formatting my writing online.
Use angled short brackets <>: <https://www.joanyedwards.com>.
You can use parentheses: (https://www.joanyedwards.com).
I used to put a slash and then a period. However, it can still mess up your links. Some websites will work with the slash and others will not. If it messes up the link, try one of the other ideas listed here. Putting it in the middle sounds great.
Of course you can always use one of the main words to put the hyperlink hidden. For instance, Grammar Girl says put a period at the end of the hyperlink.
Use a table, for your hyperlinks. No periods needed.
|Grammar Girl website||http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com
|Joan Y. Edwards’ Website||https://www.joanyedwards.com
Perhaps you’ve found another way that works for you. Go for it.
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