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HTML: A Beginner’s Tutorial by Chris Coremans

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Chapter 3

Links

You use hyperlinks, or simply links, to navigate to other pages in a website. A web page is a resource, and each web page has a unique identifier for people to locate the page. This unique identifier is the URL, short for Uniform Resource Locator.

This chapter explains what a URL is and how to use links in your web pages.

What is a URL?

A URL is a web address. To locate a web page, which is a resource on the Internet, you would click on a link that contains a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) or enter one in the Address or Location box of your browser. Here are two examples of URLs:

http://google.com/index.html
http://facebook.com/index.html

The first part of the URLs is http, which identifies the HTTP protocol. HTTP ...

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