Linking to a specific part of a page - anchor

Use anchors to link to a specific part of a page or even to a specific part of a different page.


Adding an anchor to an object

  1. Select the object you want to use as an anchor point.
  2. Click the “Properties” tab in the Editing Menu.
  3. In the “ID” field, enter a simple name for the anchor.  

Anchor names are case sensitive.


Create the anchor button from text - Activate the anchor

  1. Highlight the text you want to use as the link.
  2. Click on the “Link” button, next to U.
  3. In the linking window, change the “Link Type” to “URL”.
  4. Keep the “Protocol” as “Other”.
  5. In the “URL*” field, type # followed by the name of the anchor (ex. #example). This is the name you gave it in step 3 of adding an anchor to an object. 
  6. Click “Save” and “View Live” to view your anchor from text. 


Create the anchor button from an object - Activate the anchor

  1. Select the object to be used as the anchor link.
  2. Head to the “Link” tab in the Editing Menu.
  3. Change the “Link to” from “No Link Set’ to “Web” from the dropdown menu. 
  4. Remove the “http://“ from the box.
  5. In the URL field, type # followed by the name of the anchor (ex. #example). This is the name you gave it in step 3 of adding an anchor to an object. 
  6. Click “Apply”.
  7. Click “Save” and “View Live” to view your anchor from an object. 


Creating an anchor directing to another page

  1. Select the object to be used as the anchor link.
  2. Head to the “Link” tab in the Editing Menu.
  3. Change the “Link to” from “No Link Set’ to “Web” from the dropdown menu. 
  4. Remove the “http://“ from the box.
  5. Type in the page you want to direct to then the # symbol followed by the name of the anchor with no spaces. This is the name you gave it in step 3 of adding an anchor.
    Example : contact#anchorid would link to an anchor named #anchorid on the contact page. 
  6. Click “Apply”.
  7. Click “Save” and “View Live” to view your anchor from an object.

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