Adding a custom attribute to an HTML element

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  1. Mark
    Mark avatar
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    Apr 2011

    Posted 03 Aug 2011 Link to this post

    Is there a simple way to add a custom attribute to a selected HTML element?

    For example, I want to add an ID attribute to H1 tag for use with an anchor link.  I was using standard anchor tags, but the issue is that they are not visible in edit mode.  It makes working with anchors for non-HTML savvy people very hard.

    Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.
  2. Rumen
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    Posted 04 Aug 2011 Link to this post

    Hi Mark,

    You can visualize the anchors in the content area using the following KB article:

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  3. Mark
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    Apr 2011

    Posted 05 Aug 2011 Link to this post

    I tried implementing the functionality outlined in the post, but I had some issues.  I am delivering the editor from an assembly and I cant seem to register the script block at the right time.  I also tried putting the JS in the resource file I am already including from the assembly with no luck.

    I figured out a work around where I am wrapping the anchor tags around text and applying a CSS class to hide the hyperlink appearance that is applied with an anchor tag, even if an href attribute isn't present.

    Thanks for the response.
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