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HTML5 Quick Markup Reference by Wallace Jackson

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© Wallace Jackson 2016

Wallace Jackson, HTML5 Quick Markup Reference, 10.1007/978-1-4302-6536-8_7

7. HTML5 Navigation: Using an Anchor Tag for Hypertext

Wallace Jackson

(1)Lompoc, California, USA

This chapter focuses largely on the anchor (<A> or <a>) tag, which added the differentiating hypertext features to HTML, or Hypertext Markup Language. The anchor tag originally supported URL links, allowing you to go to other websites, called hypertext, as well as anchors or page locators, allowing you to jump to different locations in the same URL (website). HTML5 now only supports URL linking with the <a> tag; however, I cover the legacy parameters for the <a> tag to be complete about this anchor tag element’s coverage.

In this chapter, I go over a dozen ...

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