Monday, January 31, 2011

Long pages no more named anchors... link someone to a specific part?

I've wanted to do this so many times.... Link someone to a specific part or section of a long web page and had no idea it was possible. It's become a hidden feature since in the old days people used named anchors (< a href="#anchorname">Browser anchor link text. This was easy to right click and select copy location or copy shortcut, etc..

I don't think there's a UI based shorthand any longer but apparently:

example showing usage (with the source I found this information)