Add Anchor Tags to Jump on a Specific Location in a Page
I am writing this article for beginners who want to add anchor tags to jump within a post/article or page.
The feature is used to jump on a specific keyword or heading in a post.
Suppose you have a large amount of data in your article and you want to jump on a specific keyword or heading within a post then following method will help you to do this.
A page jump has two parts:
- The link – This is the link where your readers will click on it.
- The anchor – This is the location where you want to jump your readers to.
How to create anchor tags to jump on a specific location?
Step-1: Write everything in your article including title, text, images, headings, tags and categories.
Step-2: Now save your article in draft and click on HTML editing page of your post.
Step-3: There are two ways to link your headings or keywords within a post. You can choose any of them.
Choose the exact location where you want to add your link to and add a unique id in div tag like below example.
Naming your Target:
Write your content here.
Now Link to Your Anchor Target:
<a href="#create-unique-id-here-which-you-want-to-call">Your Link
If you want to link it on another page then use below code:
<a href="your_complete_page_name.html#create-unique-id-here-which-you-want-to-call">Your Link
Naming the Target:
Here you have to add “name” instead of “id” in div tag.
<a name="create-unique-name-here-which-you-want-to-call-it">Write your content here
Now Link to Your Target
<a href="#create-unique-name-here-which-you-want-to-call-it">Your Link
Step-4: Now use above codes in your post to help your visitors to jump on a specific topic.
Step-5: By this way you can add anchor tags to jump on a specific location within a page.
You can verify by clicking on below link how they work. It very fast, easy and can be very much helpful to your visitors.
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