Hyperlinks Explained

A Hyperlink is a bit of HTML code embedded into a webpage like this or an email which comprises a website address (URL) and display text


<a href=”https://www.w3schools.com/”>Visit W3Schools.com!</a>

In this case the website address is:


The displayed text is:

Visit W3Schools.com!

The hyperlink will display as:

Visit W3Schools.com!

Here is another hyperlink:


In this case the displayed text is:


Which is the web address for Coffs Harbour Council

But the actual web site is the Sydney Morning Herald:


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