Lesson 6. Adding Links to Your Web Pages

After finishing the preceding lesson, you now have a couple of pages that have some headings, text, and lists in them. These pages are all well and good but rather boring. The real fun starts when you learn how to create hypertext links and link your pages to the Web. In this lesson, you learn just that. Specifically, you learn about the following:

• All about the HTML link tag (<a>) and its various parts

• How to link to other pages on your local disk by using relative and absolute pathnames

• How to link to other pages on the Web by using URLs

• How to use links and anchors to link to specific places inside pages

• All about URLs: the various parts of the URL and the kinds of URLs you can use

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