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Nikolas
Nikolas

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Enable anchor links to headings on dev.to

Enable anchor links to headings on dev.to

Summary

It would be great if I could link to a specific section in a blog post on dev.to by selecting an anchor on a heading.

Why is it needed?

Often times it's really useful to be able to link to a specific section of an article to share more contextual information with other people.

Suggested solution(s)

Most developer blogs I know offer this functionality, three examples:

Discussion (5)

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Casey πŸ’Ž

Hey Nikolas!

I think I understand what this feature is. It's a great idea!

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Ella Ang (she/her/elle)

Ikr! The number of times I have wished for this...

Thanks @nikolasburk for writing up this feature request!

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Varhal • Edited on

This is a very useful feature, it would be cool if the links were generated automatically depending on the titles.

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Christina Gorton

I want this feature so bad 😭

There have been so many times I would have found this extremely useful. Like in the self-host guides I have here on forem.dev.

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Ella Ang (she/her/elle)

There have been so many times I would have found having these in the self-host guides extremely useful πŸ˜…