Add anchor text

You can create links that jump a reader to specific text in a post. First you add anchor text to the section where your readers will jump. Then you add a link to the anchor text in another part of the post. This article explains adding anchor text to a post.


Before you start

  • You'll need a user account with an Contributor role or higher.
  • You'll need some basic HTML knowledge.
  • Know how to add links to a post.



  1. Add a post to your site.
  2. In the editor, click the Text tab. Locate the text where you want your readers to land.
  3. Wrap the text in an HTML paragraph tag with an id attribute:

    <p id="#anchorname">The text where readers will land.</p>

    Copy the attribute tag you select as the id.

  4. Click the Visual tab. Select the text where you want to add the link.
  5. Click the Insert/edit link button.
  6. In the link editor, enter the id attribute (without quotes) from step 3:


  7. Click Apply.


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