A means of jumping from one web page to another or to a different place on the same page. The jump may be within the document being viewed or to a document on another site on the world wide web. Hyperlinks can be text (usually underlined) or mouse-clickable images.
An element in an electronic document on a CD-ROM or on a web page that links to another place in the same document or to an entirely different document. Users normally click the mouse on a little hand or other indicator, and are quickly shown a different page.
Words or blocks of text or images on Web pages that take you to another page when you click on them. Internal links take you to a different page on the same Web site. External links take you to a different Web site.