Understanding the various types of links
In this tutorial, we'll revisit the part of HTML responsible for spinning the web into what it is today: links. Links are among the very first things all webmasters learn, but many did not know that there is life after the href and mailto link.
A standard looking link in a document looks something like this:
<a href="page1.htm">Click here</a>
Clicking on the above will take us to "page1.htm". While most authors are content with using a link to simply link to a page or as a mailto link, its important to realize that it has other functions too. The below lists these functions:
Lets explain in detail the later three: