Link to the page? Code snippet? We need to see what is not working for you in order to help you fully.
But, a link needs to be coded like:
<a href="http://www.yourlinkhere.com" class="">Your text here</a>
I am new to dreamweaver and web design, and have built a site.
Making a hyperlink is web design 101.
Start by learning code basics. Not hard to pick up in a weekend.
HTML & CSS Tutorials - http://w3schools.com/
Knowing fundamentals will make DW much easier for you to use.
Good luck with your project,
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