To get started, click the Add Content button.
Next, add a Text Widget from the Widget menu.
You can now type into the text area. To create a new paragraph press enter. Alternatively press shift-enter to start a new line within the same paragraph.
To link text, first highlight the text you want to link, then click the Link button. Paste your link in the URL area of the pop-up box.
To make the link open in a new window, click on Target, and select New Window (_blank).
You can also create a Click Here link by simply copying a link, clicking in the text area, and pressing Ctrl-V (Cmd-V on macOS).
There are many text formatting options available, including changing fonts, size, position, and colour.
For more help watch this brief video on the text widget.