Basic HTML - Links

One of the great things about publishing on the Internet is the ability to link to other resources on the Internet. A basic hyperlink in the body of a page is created using the anchor tag and looks like this:

<a href="">LGR Internet Solutions</a>

The href (Hypertext Reference) attribute is the resource on the Internet that you are linking to. The word(s) between the opening anchor tag () and the closing anchor tag () are the words that will be highlighted as the link. In this case the link would look like this:

LGR Internet Solutions

That is the most basic link that you can create. If you are using WordPress there is a great tutorial on the WordPress website showing you how to create a link. It walks you through the basics of creating links with WordPress in the visual and HTML editor.

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