FamilySearch Wiki:How to fix a Dead Link in a Reference

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Fix Dead Links Fix Reference Dead Links Classic Links
When there is a dead link that is associated with a Reference in an article, use the following steps to fix it:
1. Edit the section that contains the reference with the dead link.
2. Click on the small up arrow at the beginning of the reference.
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3. On the next screen, click on the small superscript that contains the number of the reference you are correcting, and edit the section.
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4. The reference will show as a yellow box with an <R> in it. Click on the yellow box and then click on the <R> item in the Toolbar.

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5. You can now edit the Reference with the correct link.
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