HTML and CSS Reference
Linking to Internet Resources
• The URL for a Web page is
where server is the name of the Web server, path is the path to a file on that server,
fi lename is the name of the file, and if necessary, id is the name of an id or anchor
within the file.
• The URL for an FTP site is
where server is the name of the FTP server, path is the folder path, and fi lename is
the name of the file.
• The URL for an e-mail address is
mailto: address ? header1 = value1 & header2 = value2 &...
where address is the e-mail address; header1 , header2 , etc. are different e-mail
headers; and value1 , value2 , and so on are the values of the headers.
• The URL to reference a local file is
fi le:// server / path / fi lename
where server is the name of the local server or computer, path is the path to the file
on that server, and fi lename is the name of the file. If you are accessing a file on your
own computer, the server name is replaced by a third slash (/).
You'll use the information that Gerry has given you to create links to all four of the
Web sites listed on his Tips page.
To create links to sites on the Web:
1. Return to the tips.htm file in your text editor.
2. Scroll to the bottom of the file and locate the definition list containing the list of
3. Mark the entry for Apogee Photo as a hypertext link using the following code:
<a href=” http://www.apogeephoto.com”>Ap ogee Photo</a>
4. Mark the remaining three entries in the list as hypertext links pointing to each
company's Web site. Figure 2-39 highlights the revised code in the file.