From Joomla! Documentation

This page is a translated version of the page Chunk:Anchor and the translation is 25% complete.

An anchor is created using the <a> tag in HTML. An anchor allows you to place a bookmark inside an HTML page. In Joomla!, you can place an anchor inside an article (for example, using the TinyMCE editor). This lets you create a link that will go directly to that point in the article.

The HTML source code for an anchor looks like the following:

<a name="my_anchor" title="My Anchor"></a>

You can link to an anchor from within the same page using the HTML code

<a href="#my_anchor" ></a>

Clicking that link will take you directly to the location of the anchor tag.

You can link to an anchor in a different page by appending "#" plus the anchor name to the end of the URL. In the example above, if the URL for the article was, then you could link directly to the anchor in that page with the URL


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