Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 04:42 PM

Site: Webmaster Technology Institute
Course: Webmaster Technology Institute (AWS)
Glossary: Global Technical Glossary

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hypertext markup language
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hypertext transfer protocol
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A hyperlink, or simply a link, is a reference in a hypertext document to another document or other resource.
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A hyperlink, or simply a link, is a reference in a hypertext document to another document or other resource. As such it is similar to a citation in literature. Combined with a data network and suitable access protocol, a computer can be instructed to fetch the resource referenced. Hyperlinks are part of the foundation of the World Wide Web.

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Text and images which, when clicked on, display other related information.  These are widely used on the Internet and CD-ROMs to simplify the selection of further information.