A jumplink or an anchor link is a link to a target that is located on the same page.
You've always been able to add jumplinks in Thrive Architect by adding an ID in the HTML attributes section... but it wasn't very user friendly.
That's why we now made it easier than ever to add jumplinks to your site.
Check out the video tutorial above to see how to use this new feature to your advantage.
How to Create a Jumplink
- Select the element you want to make into a link
- If it's a text element, choose "jumplink" from the link symbol dropdown in the text editing top bar. If it's another element go into the main options and click on the anchor icon in the link options.
- Click on "Select Target" this will put an orange frame around the content.
- Click on any element on the page to make it the target of your jumplink.
- Click on "Add Jumplink" to confirm your choice.
Tell Us What You Think
We're committed to making Thrive Architect (and all the Thrive Themes tools for that matter) as user friendly as possible and you can help us doing that.
Is there anything that's confusing to you or hard to do? Anything you find frustrating or couldn't figure out?
Let us know in the comments below and we might be able to improve based on your feedback!
Thanks alot, this was missing and I´m thrilled that you finally integrated it. And what a wonderful usability!
You guys keep amazing me and I´m eagerly waiting for the Theme builder 🙂
Happy you like it Michael!
A very intuitive improvement Hanne… really appreciate your commitment to continuous and incremental improvements. May I suggest a feature that I wish Architect had – the ability to throw up suggested keywords for internal linking as you write content. Internal linking is a such a tedious task, if it were to become easy and we could get suggestions as we wrote our WordPress posts (although it seems like a very complex feature to achieve and may not be feasible within the Architect framework), it would be simply wonderful 🙂
you can use yoast for this: https://yoast.com/wordpress/plugins/seo/internal-linking/
Here is a tip in this article: https://thrivethemes.com/seo-optimize-old-posts/
(Search keyword in google + „site:yourdomain.com“
Thanks for referring to that Jonas. Indeed that’s a solid way to see what Google finds already relevant for the keyword on your site.
While I agree that this is useful for SEO, this is not something we’re currently focusing on. There are specific SEO plugins that will help you solve that problem.
Hi Hanne, thank for your reply… it was just a wild wish so I agree with you, I will try and install an SEO plugin to achieve that… however the incremental improvements are great… keep it up!
Excellent! Yet another winner from the team!
Thanks, this will save loads of time through a small but significant change.
But how about a jumplink across pages? I´m writing a blogpost A and mention/ refer to another topic I have written in blogpost B?
Exactly what I was coming here to ask!
I’m guessing you would have to do it the old school way for different pages. (Someone please correct me if I’m mistaken though)
If you want to make a jumplink on another page or blog post you can still use the “old way”.
Select the element you want to link to (eg. the title of chapter 3) and go into HTML attributes, give it an ID (eg. chapter3) now you can link from blog A to blog B chapter 3 by putting the following link:
Is there a tutorial on how to make a jumplink on another page?
I tried to do it in the ‘old way’ as you indicated, but it didn’t work for me.
Oops… sorry. I’ve put it in the wrong place (at Class…).
It is OK now.
How do you do smooth scrolling to jumplink on another page?
Hi Ben, we don’t currently have that available as jumplinks are generally made to point to a spot on the same page.
Thank you very much for this attractive simplification of anchor links.
Glad you like it wolf
Super video, David! You really found your “personality groove” in this one. Love the feature, love the presentation. Congrats guys!
Thanks Martin, David is on holidays but I’ll make sure to let him know!
For me it didn‘t work, on 2 different sites. Link works only without the „smooth“ Option. If i click the checkbox „smooth“ it doesn‘t jump :-/
Did you get some responses from people who had the same problem? Maybe still a bug? (Besides that very nice feature)
First time I’ve seen / heard about this so it’s probably a script conflict or caching issue. If you send us the URL to look at in the support forum then we’ll get that sorted for you.
So glad you added this feature. This will save so much time!
Agreed, glad you like it!
Thanks guys! This is really great!
I look forward to the feature for the menu items.
I forgot to ask: Will this feature also be available for the Table of Contents element? It would be awesome!
Hello Oliver – the TOC element already has smooth scrolling and creates the jumplinks automatically, so what improvement would you like to see?
By the way, we do have a set of new and fresh designs for the TOC element in the works..
sorry, you’re right.
Cool, look forward to the new ToC elements! 🙂
Love it! Would be great if you also added a To Top Arrow that could be styled. That way I could be easily be taken back to the top of the page after using a jump link.
Cool idea Monty, noted as a feature improvement.
I love this! Sidebar question: Where can we get that t-shirt David is wearing?
That’s currently employees only 😀 But I’ve been thinking to bring some to conferences…
I’m in love …. I was in the middle of revising a home page for which I was muttering “ugh I have to go look up how to do jump links.” Then I saw Hanne’s email and needing a diversion went to look at it — and voila! There was my answer! Love you guys, you’re always adding exactly what we need.
Happy this came at the right moment Laura!
great feature, nice and simple to use, thanks : )
My is not working on my blog! It jumps to the selection below what I selected and it is very strange because on a salepage it is working correctly. ????
Sorry to hear. It’s a bit hard to know what’s going on exactly on your site without seeing what you did. Could you please open a support request so that our team can have a look?
Is it possible to add a jumplink and then have the target be highlighted somehow?
I’m adding a lot of jumplinks that target paragraphs, but since I have a lot of text, readers may be confused as to what they are supposed to look at (even though the target is at the top of the page).
At the moment it’s not, but I added it as a suggestion.
I am missing smooth scrolling for navigation links that functino as a scroll to navigation on my landing page. Can I only “hack” this with text links right now?
This is now also available on menu items: https://share.getcloudapp.com/5zuGOoLl
Can you add an offset value to the jumplink, in case we use a sticky header?
No you can’t manually add an offset value. However when I tested this, the sticky header is automatically taken in account.
Left a comment 3 days ago and it is still awaiting moderation… Hope someone will finally get to it
We currently have thousands of comments in moderation… while we try to get to them in a timely matter, the best way to get an answer to questions in via our support team.
You guys just keep getting better and better. Keep up the good work! We appreciate it 🙂