Obsidian School

Linking and Back Linking

The most basic way to link in obsidian is the wiki style link. This is an in-text link to another page in your obsidian vault. You can achieve this by using square brackets like so: [[Page Link]]

You can also link to specific blocks by adding a “^” symbol after your page name like so: [[Page Link^block to link to]]. When you do this, Obsidian will bring up a context menu to assist you in choosing the correct block in your document. You can link to other pages in your obsidian vault or you can use this to link to blocks in the current document. This is helpful for creating page contents for large documents.

You can also link to specific heading by doing this [[Page Link#The Heading]].

Explaining back links in text is a bit difficult so I have made a video below to demonstrate how this works.

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