Using named anchors


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Using named anchors

While linking to other pages is usually the norm, there are times when you need to link to places within the same page. Usability is an important consideration when designing Web sites. Although people will usually tolerate scrolling a little bit for your information, if they have to scroll a lot, you are usually going to end up with some unhappy visitors. Named Anchors allow us to link to places within the same page, allowing users to just jump further down the page, for example. Named Anchors are aptly named because instead of the normal href attribute the links used to resolve the new location, Named Anchors are merely A or anchor tags that have a name and an ID attribute.

Other links can reference this name to navigate to the location other than Named Anchor on the page. Since Named Anchors typically do not contain any text and since they have no href attribute, they are totally invisible to the user. They are normally only used as points for the user to navigate to. So here we have our ...

Using named anchors
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Using named anchors provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by James Williamson as part of the Dreamweaver CS5 Essential Training

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Web
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