Apart from the “http” command on the browser, the anchor element <a> in XHTML provides another powerful method to connect to pages and documents on other Web sites. For example, a single anchor element such as
<a href=http://www.othersite.com>Link To www.othersite.com</a>
could link (or hyperlink) your page to the site www.othersite.com. This feature can connect your page to millions of other servers or Web pages on the Internet and therefore reach a truly world-wide scale.
When a browser executes the following code with anchor
<a href="http://www.hotmail.com">Microsoft Hotmail</a>
it will display and underline the text “Microsoft Hotmail” on the screen. If the Web user ...