How to Insert Links to Other Pages in Notion Documents

Notion is a powerful productivity and collaboration tool that allows you to create documents, wikis, databases, and more. One of its most useful features is the ability to insert links between pages, allowing you to connect related content.

Why Link Pages in Notion?

Linking pages serves several important purposes:

  • Navigation – Links allow you to easily navigate between related pages without having to search or navigate through hierarchies. This makes it much faster to access connected information.
  • Context – Links show relationships between pages, providing context. For example, linking a concept to examples or research sources.
  • Traceability – Links create traceability between requirements, design, code, and other artifacts in software documentation.
  • SEO – Internal links indicate to search engines that pages are related, improving SEO.

Methods for Linking Notion Pages

There are several straightforward ways to insert links in Notion documents:

1. Link Block

The Link to Page block allows you to search for and select an existing page to insert as a link. When clicked, this link block will open the linked page.

To insert a Link to Page block:

  1. Type /link
  2. Search for the page you want to link to
  3. Select the page from the search results

A link block with the page’s name will be inserted.

2. @ Mentions

You can @ mention any page to insert a link inline.

To @ mention a page:

  1. Type @
  2. Begin typing the page name
  3. Select the page from the search results

This will insert the page name as a link.

3. [[Wikilinks]]

You can use double square brackets [[ ]] to wikilink pages.

To wikilink a page:

  1. Type [[
  2. Begin typing the page name
  3. Select the matching page

Or manually complete the page name inside double square brackets.

4. Copy Link URL

Any Notion page URL can be copied and pasted as a link.

To copy a page URL:

  1. Hover over the page title
  2. Click the ⋮⋮ menu
  3. Select Copy link

Then paste this URL anywhere links are supported.

Best Practices for Linking Pages

Follow these best practices when linking Notion pages:

  • Use links liberally to create connections between related content
  • Link terms/concepts to their definitions or reference pages
  • Cite sources using link blocks at the end of sentences
  • Use @ mentions links to notify/reference team members
  • Create a glossary database and link terms to their entries
  • Add backlinks section to see what links to a page
  • Use wikilinks for note-taking and free-form connections
  • Place links thoughtfully to aid flow and navigation

Advanced Linking Features

Beyond basic linking, Notion offers some powerful advanced features:

  • Synced blocks – Pull content from one page to another to keep information in sync
  • Table links columns – Link table rows to other database rows or pages
  • Embed blocks – Embed content from web services like YouTube, Google Drive
  • Two-way links – Backlinks show reverse links pointing to a page


Linking related pages is one Notion’s most useful features for navigation, traceability, collaboration, and SEO. Notion makes it simple to connect pages in many ways. Use links liberally to create relationships between content, cite sources, drive navigation, and improve discoverability. Linking pages properly takes your Notion documents to the next level.

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