How Do I Add an Anchor Text in Webflow?

Adding Anchor Text in Webflow

Anchor texts are an essential part of creating a smooth and user-friendly browsing experience for your website visitors. They allow users to jump directly to a specific section or element within a webpage. In this tutorial, we will learn how to add anchor text in Webflow.

Step 1: Open your Webflow project and navigate to the page where you want to add the anchor text.

Step 2: Identify the section or element within the page that you want to link to. You can use any HTML element, such as headings, images, buttons, or even paragraphs, as an anchor.

Suppose you have a long webpage with multiple sections and want to create an anchor text that jumps directly to a specific section called “Contact Information.”

Step 3: Place your cursor at the beginning of the section or element that you want to link. In this case, it would be at the start of the “Contact Information” section.

Step 4: Wrap the content with an HTML anchor tag () and provide it with a unique ID using the “id” attribute.


Contact Information


In this example, we’ve added an ID of “contact-information” to our heading. You can choose any ID name as long as it is unique within your webpage.

Step 5: Now that we have set up our anchor text Target, we can create the actual link that will navigate users to this section.

Suppose you want to create an anchor text that says “Jump to Contact Information.” We will wrap this text within another HTML anchor tag () and set the “href” attribute to the ID of the Target section.


To learn more about our services, jump to Contact Information.


In this example, we have added an anchor text within a paragraph. When users click on “Jump to Contact Information,” they will be automatically scrolled down to the “Contact Information” section.

Step 6: Save your changes and preview your webpage. You can click on the anchor text you created to test if it correctly jumps to the specified section.

That’s it! You have successfully added an anchor text in Webflow.

  • Tips:
  • You can use anchor texts for various purposes, such as creating a table of contents, linking back to specific sections on a long page, or even implementing smooth scrolling effects.
  • Make sure that the ID you assign to your Target element is unique within your webpage. Duplicate IDs can cause unexpected behavior.
  • If you want to link to another page within your website, you can provide the relative URL in the “href” attribute instead of using an ID.

Now that you know how to add anchor texts in Webflow, feel free to experiment with different elements and create a seamless browsing experience for your users.