Used to create a clickable link.
Adds info to element and often control how an element is displayed
Is optional and controls how the linked page will be displayed in the browser.
External from our own site
To create an internal link to another page on our side
This special link is created using two separate <a> element. The first one establishes the link by using an herf attribute of "#" followed by the name of the destination anchor
To create a link that automatically starts a new email message, we use mailto
we can add personal comments throughout our web pages