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HTML Introduction to HTML and CSS HTML: The Structural Foundation of Web Pages and Applications Anchor Tags

3 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
217,577 Points

When used by itself in an "href", the pound symbol means "the top of the current page". It can also be part of a reference to a particular element when it is followed by the ID name of the element.

Asanka Pathirana
Asanka Pathirana
2,295 Points

is resume symbol which lead to home page or current page top as you can see in this video they change "href" Links for social media tags from "# " to their respective links since they were not leading anywhere with

Sumana Vittal
Sumana Vittal
4,909 Points

<a href="#">Home</a> Here # or pound symbol is used as the place holder when the path is not specified.

<a href="#contact">Contacts</a> . . <section id ="contact"> . . </section> Here # or pound symbol is used as the identity to jump to a particular section of the page.

or <a href="#top"> scrolls or jumps to the top of page when you are in the end of the page.

Hope this helps. :)