Concept Indexing and Hypertext Linkages and Summary
Both the term are twins to each other and perform with each other basically complete each other. But few times we get confused about which one is the which one really. To clear that confusion, we will discuss the specifies of both in detail with the proper example and explain the differences as well. Both the terms are used in the WWW(World Wide Web)
Hyperlink: The hyperlink contains the URL of the webpages. In a general way, a hyperlink is referenced when a hypertext navigated. These hyperlinks are hidden under the text, image, graphics, audio, video, and gets highlighted once we hover the mouse over it. To activate the hyperlink, we click the hypermedia, which ends up within the opening of the new document. It establishes the connection between the knowledge units, usually known as the target document and therefore the alternate name for the hyperlink is anchor or node.
Alternatively referred to as a link and web link, a hyperlink is an icon, graphic, or text that links to another file or object. The World Wide Web is comprised of hyperlinks linking trillions of pages and files to one another. For example, “Computer Hope home page” is a hyperlink to the Computer Hope home page.
Why are hyperlinks used on web pages?
Hyperlinks are what allow web pages to connect to other web pages and without them you would need to know the URL (Uniform Resource Locator) for every page on the Internet.
What happens when you click a hyperlink?
When you click, tap, or select a hyperlink, the browser leaves the current page you are viewing and opens the link for the new page. For example, you could click any of the links below to find out more information related to hyperlinks.
Example of how to create a hyperlink
Below is an example of how to create a hyperlink on an HTML page. In our visual example, you can see that a hyperlink uses the a tag with the href attribute that points to the file or web page. In the example, the hyperlink would be titled “Computer Hope” and point to the hope.html file. If the file did not exist, you would get a 404 error.
Further information and examples on creating a hyperlink is on the link below.
Difference between Hyperlink and Hypertext:
|Hypertext contains the Non-linear linking of the text with some other information.||In Hyperlinks the references are used in the hypertext or with other hypermedia.|
|Hypertext involves only text.||Hyperlink involves Text, media, audio, video, images, and graphics.|
|Hypertext directed information only generates the related information.||Hyperlink directed link could contain some unrelated information.|
|Hypertext contains Hyperlink.||Hyperlink contains the comprised of the URLs.|
|Hypertext associate with the keywords.||Hyperlink associate with the anchor tags.|