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page jumps?

  1. theluckywriter profile image77
    theluckywriterposted 4 years ago

    I'm working on a very long hub (right now it's at 2600 words), and I'd like to put page jumps in, so that someone could click on a title and skip to that part farther down on the same page. I know that in regular html, it looks something like this:


    And then the target would be tagged

    But it doesn't seem to work. I keep getting a message that hubpages is "cleaning up my html", and then when i test the page jump it doesn't work.

    Does anyone know if page jumps are possible on hubpages?


  2. Randy Godwin profile image94
    Randy Godwinposted 4 years ago

    HP has plenty of hoop jumps, but page jumps may be a bit technical for this tech crew so far.  They can't even keep the stats running smoothly of late!  yikes

  3. SimeyC profile image97
    SimeyCposted 4 years ago

    Yes - but you can only jump to the beginning of a module - so you'd have to ensure that you design the modules correctly.

    Add links in the format  'http://hubpages.com/hub/Hubname#mod_xxxxxxx'

    The #mod number is a number that is assigned to every module that you insert in a hub.
    Using Internet Explorer - go to your hub:
    1) Click on View Source
    2) Scroll down the source until you find your introduction text. Look for code like: div class="modfloat full"><div id="mod_20494979" class="module moduleText color0"

    1. theluckywriter profile image77
      theluckywriterposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      OK, thank you, this is helpful.

      So in the link format http://hubpages.com/hub/Hubname#mod_xxxx

      What do I replace the first "hub" with?
      What about the "hubname"?
      Where would I find the names that I need to use?

      Thanks for your help!

      1. brianrock profile image85
        brianrockposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Replace "hubpages.com" with your subdomain. Then replace "Hubname" with the name of your Hub. Leave "/hub/" the way it is. Basically it's http://link.to/your-hub#mod_xxxx.

        The "#mod_xxxx" identifies a specific HTML element on a webpage. When you put "#mod_xxxx" at the end of the URL to a specific webpage, that tells the web browser "Go to the page, then go down to the element specified by the ID." So you just put the "#mod_xxxx" identifier at the end of the link to your hub.

        If you use Google Chrome (a much better web browser than Internet Explorer), you can right click on a module and select "Inspect Element." But either that or the view source method Simey mentioned will let you find the ID of the module.

        1. theluckywriter profile image77
          theluckywriterposted 4 years agoin reply to this

          Thank you! I'll play around with it tomorrow.

  4. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image98
    Marcy Goodfleischposted 4 years ago

    Simey - thanks for posting that information!  Very helpful to know.