There may be occassions when you would prefer to link people directly to your program in the editor without the additional step of clicking edit to get to the program.

Linking directly to a program

This URL generated by sharing the MakeCode program will take you to a screen with the editor embedded underneath the title of the project and a button to edit.

By prefixing the part of the URL that has the unique ID of the project with #pub: eg. you can take people directly to same project inside the editor.

Linking directly to a tutorial

It is also possible to link users directly into a tutorial by sharing the project and then prefixing the shared project URL with `#tutorial` using the format:

https://[editor url]/#tutorial:[shared project url]

For example:

You can find further information on authoring tutorials in