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Page Jump/Anchor Question

  1. Hi all.

    I am using wordpress to create a webfolio for my education class. I have literally next to zero computer/code knowledge so keep that in mind if you choose to answer.

    My site has multiple pages. I want to link from one page to a specific section of another page i.e. not just to the top so the reader doesn't have to scroll. This is similar to a page jump I think where you can move from one part of a page to another, and I read some forum topics detailing how to do that, but I cannot seem to get it to link to a section on an entirely different page. Suggestions? Please feel free to respond to me as if I'm a child, and have no idea what I'm doing, because that's about right.

    Thanks much,
    Fran

  2. panaghiotisadam
    Member

    First give us a link to your blog, please, so we can tell if you're in the right forum.

    Second, tell us if you DO know how to create within-page anchor links and you only want to know about anchor links to different pages, or if you need the complete package.

  3. gotcha- here's a link to my blog: http://francakes1.wordpress.com/

    Specifically I'm trying to link from the last (unfinished) section of the safety page to a section in the middle of the Critical task page entitled Build a Real Working Volcano.

    I appologize if I'm in the worng forum, like I said, new to this whole thing.

    I read the how-to sections on within page anchor links and think that I could accurately cut and paste from there filling in my own work. I down-played this angle because I don't think I will ever need that specifically on my blog, but if intimate knowledge of that is necessary, I bet I need the "complete package."

    Thanks again.

  4. Here you this should answer you question on
    creating a jump page,/ foot notes,/

    » How to make real footnotes

  5. panaghiotisadam
    Member

    @teck07: 1999kelleyf needs anchoring to a DIFFERENT page.

    @1999kelleyf: No you're not in the wrong forum. We always ask for a link, first because we get a lot of questions from people who mistakenly come here while they have a wordpress.ORG blog, second because often we have to see the blog in order to find out what exactly a problem is.

    Now from your answer it's not clear to me whether you have or you haven't learned how to do 'simple', i.e. within-page anchors. Anyway, if the FAQ on that is confusing, try this post of mine, too:

    http://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/anchors?replies=7#post-234513

    Continuing from those examples, if your target is in another page, then instead of:
    <a href="#AnchorName">VisibleTextLeadingToTarget</a>
    you write:
    <a href="URL_OF_PAGE_HERE#AnchorName">VisibleTextLeadingToTarget</a>

  6. panaghiotisadam
    Member

    (Note: in the html page editor, of course, not the visual.)

  7. YESSSS!!!! I've been working on that for hours!

    Thank you so much, panaghiotisadam. You have been very helpful.

    Thanks again,
    Fran

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