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HTML5 and CSS3: Visual QuickStart Guide, Seventh Edition by Bruce Hyslop, Elizabeth Castro

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The Anatomy of a Link

A link has two main parts: a destination and a label. The first part, the destination, is arguably the most important. You use it to specify what will happen when the visitor triggers the link. You can create links that go to another page, jump within a page, show an image, download files, send an email message, and more. The most common links, however, connect to other Web pages Image, and sometimes to specific locations on other Web pages, called anchors. Destinations are defined by writing a URL (see Chapter 1) and are generally only visible to the visitor in the browser’s status bar (on desktop browsers).

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