Linking to a specific part of a page is useful when you have a long post broken into different sections. It helps your readers jump quickly to the information that they are looking for. Basically it works like a magic index. You can see an example of it action on this post.
Just follow this quick HTML guide to link within a page:
The point you are linking to:
The link that will take you to that point:
So if you have several paragraphs you want to be able to jump to you could put this above paragraph 1:
<a name=”paragraph1″>Paragraph 1</a>
And put this above paragraph 2:
<a name=”paragraph2″>Paragraph 2</a>
Now create your index at the top of the post with this code:
<a href=”#paragraph1″>Paragraph 1</a>
<a href=”#paragraph2″>Paragraph 2</a>
Your visitors will now be able to jump quickly to the paragraph they want to read.