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Practical Web Technologies by V. Lau, P. K. Yuen

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1.4. Hyperlinks, tables, and frames

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.

1.4.1. Hyperlink to the Web world

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 ...

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