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#1 Bill Z

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Posted 03 December 2007 - 11:43 PM

Dear Forum,

How are you?

Throughout my webpage I have been using the html:-

<a name = #6></a>

in conjunction with

<a href = #6></a>

to navigate bookmarks.

I use homesite, and it gave me a warning message about the code that I ignored.

In Internet Explorer using URL#6 goes straight to the bookmark I wanted but I have been recently advised to use Firefox as it is supposed to be more secure, and discovered that


only goes to URL ignoring the bookmark.

I wish to have the URL go directly to the bookmark, please can you advise on the correct code that will work with all browsers or at least Firefox as well as IE7.

Hope you are keeping well,

All the Best

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Posted 04 December 2007 - 05:57 PM

I wish to have the URL go directly to the bookmark, please can you advise on the correct code that will work with all browsers or at least Firefox as well as IE7.

Are you looking for the site to automatically do that? While I'm sure there are probably ways to code that, I wouldn't suggest it. You can have a link that your viewers can click on themselves to add your site to their bookmarks.

I found two sites that you can use:

Your HTML Source


My Site Space

The first link gives you the code to play with and the last one will create the code for you.

I hope this answered your question! Good luck. :thumbsup:
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Posted 10 December 2007 - 02:00 PM

try using <a href="filename#6">Bookmark 6</a>

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Posted 11 December 2007 - 10:05 AM

It does work in Firefox, indeed in all browsers that I know of. If the code you gave in your first post is an accurate representation of the code you are actually using then i think I found your problem.

It should be like this:
The link you gave is correct
<a href="filename#6">Bookmark 6</a>

however the anchor you made has an error; there should not be a # in the anchor name:

This is the correct usage:
<a name="6"></a>

I suspect that IE is either handling the anchor tage incorrectly or that it is compensating for a common error in HTML code.

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