Link, although it is a simple concept, the link has been one of the main drivers of the success of the Web, within the documents, the link or hyperlink, or web link, the basic construction of hypertext, is introduced, in this way a link is a connection from a web resource to another web resource, in other words a link has two ends, called anchors, and an address, the link starts at the \”source\” anchor and points to the \”destination\” anchor, which can be any web resource, an image, a video clip, a sound fragment, a program, an HTML document, an element inside of an HTML document, links are a conceptual construct created by two resources linked one of which is the current Document and link elements, that represent a connection between these two resources, there are two kinds of links in HTML, Links to external resources, Hyperlinks

Links to external resources

These are links to resources that are to be used to augment the current document, generally automatically processed by the user agent. All external resource links have a fetch and process the linked resource algorithm which describes how the resource is obtained.


These are links to other resources that are generally exposed to the user by the user agent so that the user can cause the user agent to navigate to those resources, e.g. to visit them in a browser or download them.

Author: Lom