The <a> tag defines a hyperlink, which is used to link from one page to another. The most important attribute of the <a> element is the href attribute, which indicates the link's destination.
By default, links will appear as follows in all browsers:
  • An unvisited link is underlined and blue
  • A visited link is underlined and purple
  • An active link is underlined and red
Method Description
Anchor Hyperlink to a place on a page
External Hyperlink Hyperlink to another website
Internal Hyperlink Hyperlink to a page within the website
Mail Link Send an email using an email client such as Outlook

Notes: The email client must be configured on the local computer