Anchor links, also known as jump links, are a convenient method for in-page navigation, enabling users to navigate directly to specific sections on a webpage. By using these links, such as in a table of contents, readers can easily jump to desired content sections. This article from Will at Coders Block delves into the fundamentals of anchor links and explores how CSS can enhance their appearance and functionality.

Key points

  • Setting up anchor links is straightforward, requiring only the assignment of an `id` to an element, often a heading.

  • Anchor links can be customized and styled using CSS to improve their visual presentation and usability.

  • Anchors facilitate a seamless user experience by allowing for quick navigation within lengthy web pages.