How to Share Specific Parts of a Webpage Easily and Efficiently

When you come across an interesting article or a specific section within a webpage, wouldn't it be convenient to share it directly with others? Instead of sending them the entire webpage and asking them to scroll through, you can save time for both yourself and your audience by linking to a specific part of the webpage. Whether it's a childhood entry of Steve Jobs on Wikipedia, a particular Facebook post, or a question on Stack Exchange, sharing specific sections of a webpage is simple and efficient. In this article, we will explore different methods to link to a specific part of a webpage and share it seamlessly.

1. Using the Native Method

The Chrome browser offers a native feature that allows you to link to a specific part of a webpage and share it effortlessly. This method works on any computer (Windows or Mac) as well as Android or iOS devices. Follow these steps:

  1. Open the desired webpage in the Chrome browser.
  2. Select the text you want to link to by clicking and holding the mouse button.
  3. Right-click on the selected text and choose “Copy link to highlight.”

Copy link to highlight

That's it! Now you can paste the copied link anywhere you want to share that specific part of the webpage. If the native method doesn't work for you, you can also use the “Link to Text Fragment” Chrome extension from Google to achieve the same result.

2. On Social Media Platforms

When it comes to sharing specific posts on popular sites like Facebook, Twitter, or even Stack Exchange, you can easily link to a particular post by following these simple steps:

  1. Look for the post's time stamp.
  2. Right-click on the time stamp and copy its URL.
  3. Paste the URL in a new tab, and you will be directed to that specific post.

This method works for most websites that use time stamps to organize their content.

3. On Wikipedia

If you frequently link to Wikipedia pages, there is a native option available for you. Follow these steps to link to a specific section within a Wikipedia page:

  1. Navigate to the Contents section of the Wiki page.
  2. Find the section name you want to link to.
  3. Right-click on the section name and select “Copy link address” from the menu.

Copy link address on Wikipedia

Wikipedia already has jump points created in their Contents section, making it easy to link to specific sections within an article.

By utilizing these methods, you can easily share specific sections of webpages with others, saving them time and allowing them to access the exact content you want to highlight. This is particularly useful for students and teachers who want to share important parts of research papers or articles. So go ahead and give it a try!

Before you go, don't forget to check out our article on the best text expanders for Chrome, which can further enhance your productivity and efficiency while browsing the web. Happy sharing!