A Link component can be added to parent components such as Table, Detail View, and Card List. This can be useful if you want to create a dynamic URL template that utilizes data in a Space.

Ways to use a link

Link to another space using dynamic URL
Jane created two Spaces: “All Companies” (displays a list of Jane’s customers) and “Company Profile” (displays detailed information for a specified company). In All Companies, when a user selects a specific company (let’s say with company_id=123), they should be taken to the Company Profile for company_id= 123.

Link to external pages
John created a Space “Customers waiting to onboard” and wants to display a link that opens another tool he built outside of Internal. The URL requires a specific customer_id to be passed through.

Configuring your Link Component

1. Open the configuration settings of your component.

2. Click on the “Fields” tab (or “Columns” tab if you’re on a Table component).

3. Click “+Add Fields” (or “+ Add Columns” if you’re on a Table component)

4. Select the Link component and configure it.

  • Name this component: This is the name of the component. You’ll need this to reference it from other parts of the Space.
  • Provide a label for the field: The label is what appears next to the field (or the column header if you’re on a Table component)
  • Provide a URL template: Click on “Insert variables” to easily select the available variables in the Space.

            Example template: "${}" 

  • Provide the text for your link: This is what appears in the actual field. You may want the link to say “View” or "User ${}". To display the URL instead, you can leave this section blank. 
  • How should the link be opened? This setting configures whether the link opens up in a new window or in the same window. 

Link to another Space with a URL Parameter

Simply add ?{your URL Parameter}={value} to the URL of your Space.

For example, would send a user to the Space "Company Profile" where the URL Parameter "company_id" is equal to 1234.