What is Hyperlink?

A hyperlink is a piece of text or an image on a website that takes you to another web page when you click on it. Hyperlinked text is often blue and underlined, but thanks to CSS, it can appear any way a web designer chooses. Hyperlinks can also link to different areas on the same page (see the jump navigation to the left of this definition) or trigger actions with the help of JavaScript (such as launching an overlay screen).


On a blog post discussing the benefits of exercise, the author might include a hyperlink to a related article on a health and fitness website. The hyperlink text could say “Learn more about the importance of regular exercise,” and when clicked, it would take the reader to the referenced article on the external website.

In this example, the hyperlink serves as a convenient way for readers to access additional information related to the topic being discussed in the blog post, enhancing the overall user experience and providing valuable resources for further exploration.

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