Hyperlink, link for short, is the basis of web development. It is
where you mouse over an image or text, your cursor changes to a
hand, you can click it and a new page opens. THis is usefulfor
linking a website to all subpages, to link to new websites, to link
to images such as thumbmnails that will open full images.
By default, Linked text is
underlined, and Linked images have a border around them. In this
section we will show you how to link text and images to a url. To
remove the underline on text or the border will be discussed in
Styles and in inserting images.
The Hyperlink uses the Anchor
tag, <a>. The anchor tag opens before the linked object or text and
then closes afterwards. The primary attribute of the hyperlink is
the HREF which will name the URL or file that the hyperlink is
To create a Link you type
in the following
This will appear like
To create a link of any image
just insert the image tag between the opening anchor tag and the
close anchor tag.
This will appear as the banner
below, ready to be clicked to open a new site.