Set Snippet's Anchor

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Technical name website_snippet_anchor
Also available in version v 12.0 v 11.0 v 10.0 v 8.0
Required Apps Website Builder (website)
License: AGPL-3

Set Snippet's Anchor

This module extends the functionality of the website editor to support setting an anchor to any section of your web page and allow you to link to them very easily.

Anchors are just the HTML id attribute, which is commonly used to add it to any URL and get directly to the element with that anchor, in the form of


To add an anchor to any element, you need to:

  • Edit any web page.
  • Go to Insert blocks > Structure.
  • Insert any block in your page.
  • Click on the snippet's option Customize > Set anchor.
  • Set an anchor. If it is already used, you will be asked to use another.

To link to any page's anchor, you need to:

  • Edit any web page.
  • Select some text.
  • Press Link in the editor toolbar.
  • Choose a page in the opened dialog.
  • Set an anchor there too.
  • Press Save.
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Roadmap / Known Issues

  • If you try to save a wrong anchor, another dialog is shown, but backdrop disappears.
  • We should have a better dialog that explains to user the purpose of anchors and uses HTML5 to validate input, but it is quite hard to achieve until gets fixed.



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