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What distinguishes the web from other mediums is the way in which a web page can contain links (or hyperlinks) that you can click to be taken from one page to another page. The link can be a word, phrase, or image.
When you link to another page in your own website, the link is an internal link. When you link to a different site, it is an external linkand uses what’s known as an absolute URL—a URL that includes the full web address (like http://www.google.com/). In this chapter you learn how to create both types of links. You also see how you can link to a specific point within a page.
Although you can learn the basics of linking from one web page to another fairly quickly, you also must learn some other concepts, such as how to structure your site well by storing different files in separate folders or directories. When you understand directory structure, you can link between pages of your own site using shorter links called relative URLs.
You can specify a link ...