Information Services Division


Silva CMS: redirect link

If you need to have a page that redirects somewhere else, use a Silva link.

You may need to link out to a partner site: do this by adding the link in the left-hand navigation.

This guide is aimed at...

  • Staff
  • IT Administrators

Before you start...

You will need to have Chief Editor, Editor or Author access in Silva;
You will need to have attended Silva training.

  1. Avoid using Internet Explorer when editing;
  2. Log on to the relevant website by adding /edit at the end of the web address or clicking on the small cross at the bottom of the page.


  1. Ensure you are in the Contents tab;
  2. From the drop-down, choose Silva link;
  3. Add a suitable id and Title 

    1. Remember: id=lowercase; Title=Capital first letter
  4. Add the URL of the page that this Silva link will redirect to;
  5. Click on save and publish.

Help & Support

For further help and assistance you will need to contact silva-support@ucl.ac.uk


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