How to Create a Link for Your Website




by Tammy


How to Create a Link for Your Website

If you’ve ever wondered how to add a link from one Internet page to another, look no further. Creating a link is one of the most simple web techniques that exists, and you can use it on any website or forum that allows HTML.

Create the Link Code

To create a link from one page to another, type the following within HTML brackets:

<a href="http://www.yourwebsite.com/">

A stands for Anchor and HREF stands for Hypertext Reference. This is basically the language used for telling browsers where you’d like others to go when they click the link.

Give Your Link a Title

After you’ve closed the HTML bracket above, type the name of your website or whatever title you’d like to give your link.

For example: "Click here to learn how to create a link!"

Close the Link Code

This is an important step. Always remember to close the link by adding </a> immediately following the title or text you typed above. The completed code should look like this:

<a href="http://www.yourwebsite.com/">Click here to learn how to create a link!</a>

Which will produce this result:

Click here to learn how to create a link!

Now go try it out.