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When adding an anchor link in the Link Manager inside a RTE field in Sitecore 9, the attribute name is used. This is no longer supported with html5 according to W3Schools:

The name attribute is not supported in HTML5. Use the id attribute instead. The name attribute specifies the name of an anchor. The name attribute is used to create a bookmark inside a document.

I need to change the behavior of the Link Manager so instead of the name attribute it uses the id attribute. The usage of the name attribute causes problems in other parts of my application.

I was not able to accomplish this. I tried using this approach (overriding the LinkItemExpander): Set Data Attributes for Links to Certain Items but I was not successful. And this approach would also not resolve the problem of anchors with an id instead of a name attribute not showing in the "Existing Anchor" DropDownList when link to them.

Can someone help me with that?

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