Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Linking to external pages, part of HTML Essential Training.
- Another very common function of links is to redirect users…to pages and sites that are external…to the site they're currently on.…These are referred to as GLUT links,…and they are also fairly easy to create.…So, to practice using absolute links,…we're going to use the absolute.htm found in 05_02,…and I'm betting that you can guess what…we're gonna be linking to here.…Yep, you can see the paragraph that says "Visit lynda.com!"…Now, in order to link to an external site or page,…you'll need to know the full URL for that site,…and one of the best ways to do that…is to simply browse to the site.…
Here, I have browsed to lynda.com.…Now, one of the things that I don't like…that browsers have started to do,…is that they've started to hide the protocol.…You can see here in the address bar it says "www.lynda.com".…Well that's obviously not all there is to the URL.…It's all still there;…they're just hiding the protocol because they think it…quote-unquote makes it look a little messy.…I don't like that because I really like knowing…
- Why is HTML important?
- Exploring an HTML document
- Formatting content
- Displaying images
- Using nav, article, and div elements
- Linking to pages and downloadable content
- Creating lists
- Controlling styling (fonts, colors, and more)
- Writing basic scripts
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introducing HTML
2. Basic Page Structure
3. Formatting Page Content
4. Structuring Content
5. Creating Links
6. Creating Lists
7. Controlling Styling
8. Basic Scripting
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