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4. Links > 4.4. Linking Within a Web Page

Linking Within a Web Page

Clicking a link usually loads a Web page into the browser window. But what if you want to link not only to a Web page, but to a specific spot on the page? See Figure 4-8 for an example.

Introducing the anchor link, a special link type that’s designed to auto-scroll to a particular spot on a particular page.

Phase 1: Creating an anchor

Creating an anchor link is a two-step process: First add and name an anchor, thus identifying the destination for the link; then add a link that goes to that named anchor. For instance, in the Answers page example of Figure 4-8, you would place a named anchor at the beginning of each answer.


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