Add an Anchor Link to an Email Template

Do you want your email to contain a link that will jump the reader to a specific place within the email?

Setting up these types of links is a little different depending on which email template editor you are using. This article explains how to set up an Anchor and Anchor Link in the Drag & Drop, Block, and Freestyle Editors.

Drag & Drop

To create an Anchor in the Drag & Drop Editor, first select the text that you want the Anchor Link to jump to
and then click the Anchor button:

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In the Anchor Properties box that pops up, give your Anchor a name and click OK.

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Next, highlight the text/image that you would like to be the Anchor Link and click on the Hyperlink Manager button.

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In the Hyperlink Manager select the Anchor tab and choose your Anchor from the Choose an Existing Anchor menu and then click the Insert Link button.

Your Anchor Link is now set up and can be tested in the Preview view.

Block Editor and Freestyle Editor

In the Block Editor and Freestyle Editor both Anchor and Anchor Link creation are handled in the Hyperlink Manager. First, highlight the text that you would like the Anchor Link to jump to and click the Hyperlink Manager button.

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Inside the Hyperlink Manager switch to the anchor tab, give the Anchor a name, and click OK.

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Next, highlight the text that you want to be the Anchor Link and open the Hyperlink Manager. In the hyperlink tab, choose the Anchor that you want to link to from the “Existing Anchor” menu.

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Your Anchor and Anchor Link are now set and can be tested in the Preview view.

Want to include an Anchor Link to an external website? This is possible to achieve within the link manager within the Drag and Drop and Free Style designers just by placing the full URL in the Website URL tab of the Hyperlink Manager.  If you’re working within the Block or Custom HTML editors, take a look at our Add an Outside Anchor Link to an Email help article!


Feature Added: Original
Feature Updated: 8.1.0
ClickDimensions Version Need: Any