HTML: Anchor Tag III - Local Link

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    Tell a friend about this site (copy and paste the following HTML page into a file (e.g., using Notepad).)
    <html>
    <head>
    <title>Example of a link </title>
    </head>
    <body>
    <a href="http://sumtotalz.com/TotalAppsWorks/HTML/What_is_a_Local_Link.html">
    Anchor Tag III</a>
    </table>
    </body>
    </html>


Introduction

The purpose of this tutorial is to show you how to write a HTML page using the ANCHOR tag. What is HTML (HyperText Markup Language)? HTML is a layout/tag language that is used to organize text and/or images on a web page. In the following example, we will show you the code for our page examples that use the ANCHOR tag. The <ANCHOR> tag allows the user to jump to a different block/section in the same HTML document or to a different HTML document/web page. You will find that links are found in virtually all Web pages. Links allow users to navigate from page to page with a simple click of the mouse.

What is a local link?

A local link allows you to link to local files. For example, see the following figure.

Source Code Displayed by your Browser
<a HREF="file:///C:/">Your hard drive.</a>

Your hard drive

Click on Your hard drive above
Figure 1: Link to local files







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