We're working on an application in which users can add hyperlinks. However, we're having a hard time finding an acceptable word that is easily understood by our users. We've asked about 10 users and they're pretty split between our current ideas.
We've come up with:
- Hyperlink (used by SE's markdown toolbar)
- Web Address (used by Gmail)
- External Link (used by Lucid Chart - which is sort of similar to our application).
Is there any data to suggest which is more popular?
We can't use "link" for URLs since our application has links to things within our application (see my other post).
Here's a mock up of the current UI: