Named anchors


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Named anchors

So, far all of the links we've created have linked you from one page to another page in your site, or to an external page, or in the last movie we did, an email link. There's another type of link you can create that you might find useful sometimes called a "named anchor". A named anchor is a type of link that you put on your page when you want to link to a specific point on that same page. Now, you see this commonly on websites where you might have a frequently asked questions page, where you might see a long list of questions at the top, and then every single answer is listed on that page, and instead of having to scroll down to find the answer that you need, you can actually click the question, and the page will automatically scroll down for you to the proper answer.

So, named anchors are especially useful on particularly long pages where you want to provide some sort of navigation, so people can find their way around that long page. Let's take a look at how we do this....

Named anchors
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Named anchors provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Garrick Chow as part of the Dreamweaver CS3 Essential Training

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Web
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Dreamweaver
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