Connects one piece of information to a related piece of information on a Web page; clicking on a hypertext link in EIS takes you directly to the linked destination.
The feature that allows a text area, image, or other object to become a link that retrieves another computer file (another web page, image, sound file, or other document) on the Internet.
called Hyperlinks, or more commonly, Links. How information on the Web is connected. Clicking on the highlighted text in a Web document takes you to another page of that document or to another Web site. This seamless connection is changing the way we get and use information. Instead of processing information in a linear way, hyperlinks let us get the information in the order that makes the most sense to us.