Do you like specific lines in an article that has more than 2000 words and you wish to share it with your friends? Here you go. Usually you will share the main link of the article and your mates hate to read that whole article. If you like specific lines in that webpage then you should link to that particular part of the page by highlighting the text? In this article we will show you how to link to specific part of a page in external websites that doesn’t belong to you.
You can see in some popular sites like Wikipedia and WordPress.org will have some links at top of their pages that is deeply linking in to that page. Those links are known as anchor links or jump links, learn how to create anchor links in wordpress and Blogger. However you can link to particular part of your website by using anchor links, but you cannot highlight that particular text. So here is a site named citebite in which you can create a link to specific part of a page in your site or external website and share that link with your friends.
Citebite – Link to specific part of a page in external websites
For example let’s say I like one inspirational quote of Steve Jobs that I found in wiki and I’m willing to share with my buddies. Oops did I say “for example” nope! I really love that quote, check out the quote in wiki that citebite is linking and highlighting. So here is what you will need to do, to link to specific part of a page in external website. Just copy the lines that you like from that website and paste it in the citebite quote box. Next copy the main page URL and paste it in citebite source URL and click make citebite.
Now you can see your citebite link is ready which is linking to that particular part in a page as well as highlighting that particular text as you can see in the image below. You can share that link to your friends and public.
All the link you create with citebite will gets saved into citebite server so that you don’t have to worry about that link in feature. As of normal webpages you can bookmark this link for feature reference. Additionally Citebite has an extension for Firefox and has a bookmarklet for Safari and Internet Explorer which you can grab it from here.
Advantages of Citebite
It saves your time – With citebite browser extension and bookmarklet you can easily share specific part of the page quickly to your friends. Highlighting errors becomes easy because you don’t have to waste time taking a screenshot of that portion and mail it.
Citebite will be useful for education purpose and students to highlight and share part of the webpage.
Citebite is a useful tool to link and highlight to relevant section in a page that has huge number of word count.
Use this tool and see how citebite works. Hope this helped you on linking and highlighting to specific part of a page in external websites. Leave your suggestions below; let’s see how citebite helped you.