Lesson 3. Creating Links

The power of Websites as a unique medium comes from their capability to connect text and images with other documents through links that are not sequential or linear. The browser can highlight these regions (usually with color or underlines) to indicate that they are links.

A link in HTML has two parts: the name and path (or Uniform Resource Locator, URL) of the file to which you want to link and the text or graphic that serves as the clickable area. When the user clicks a link, the browser loads the linked document. In some browsers, the path of the link is displayed in the status area of the browser window (located in the lower-left part of the window) when the pointer is positioned over the link. Links can direct the ...

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