Anchoring Links in an Object URL


Workfront allows URLs to indicate specific tabs of an object, such as a Task's hour tab, or a Portfolio's milestone tab. 

This article will outline how to anchor the URL using the &activeTab= functionality and how to find out what is able to be anchored. 


  1. Navigate to the desired object's page
  2. Right click in your browser and view the page source
  3. Use the browser's find feature and search for the string "data-name" 
  4. You'll see a list of tab links. In the below screenshot we are viewing the source for a Portfolio, the data-name for the milestone tab is milestone-tab00001044.png
  5. Knowing our data-name, we can then append &activeTab=x where x is your desired tab-link/data-name.
  6. For our above example, the final URL will look something like


This article last updated on 2017-11-10 19:55:43 UTC