3.0 Hyper Links
So, you want to link to your other stuff, or other people's? Let's get started with how...
Links, or more correctly "hypertext links" or "HTLs" if you want to be really cool(!) are literally what makes the web, the web! Why? Well, imagine if a web site had no ability to link to the other pages on that web site, or that it was not possible to link to other web sites. The web as we know it wouldn't - couldn't in fact - exist! It is that interconnection of pages and sites that are the foundation of the web - and this is why I decided to devote an entire chapter to the subject!
In fact, the way to do links is extremely similar to how you link to images, but yes, you guessed it, it uses a different HTML element and some new attributes.
The element is the
There are two types of links:
There are also two ways of making links:
NEXT: So first let's have a look at how we do text links for both relative and external links...