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Page jump anchor points disappearing

  1. gabrielinindia

    I normally write my blog posts a week in advance and set them to publish automatically.

    When writing them, I normally set up page jumps – eg. "Click here to skip to the section about XYZ."

    But when the posts are published, the links still function but the coding for the anchor points, ie. <a>text</a> has disappeared.

    Why? And what can I do about it?

    The blog I need help with is

  2. gabrielinindia

    Sorry, don't know why my example of code didn't show up above, but it's the second example given at

  3. To display code correctly here, you need to enclose it in backticks (see the note on "Allowed markup").

  4. Hi,

    I have a page with anchors like <a name="123" />.
    This worked fine in some pages, but in a new page all text after this anchor is not displayed. What causes this and what can I do about it?

  5. Ugh, no preview here? The new line characters of course arent there. Maybe this works better:
    <a />

  6. a) To display code here, you don't enclose each symbol in backticks, you enclose all the code in backticks.
    b) Viewing the sourcecode of this page I can see what you tried to paste, and it's not correct: the a tag isn't a self-closing tag. For correct coding see this post of mine:

  7. Justpi: thank you. That indeed solves it.
    I see these pages are html, not xhtml.

  8. gabrielinindia

    ....but none of these actually answer my question :(

  9. @gabrielinindia: If the code disappears it's wrong code. So this should answer your question:

    For correct coding see this post of mine:

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