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Sams Teach Yourself HTML5 Mobile Application Development in 24 Hours by Jennifer Kyrnin

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Hour 17. HTML5 Links

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

• How to make changes to hyperlinks using the <a> and <area> elements

• How to link elements on your pages

• How to add empty links

• New relationships with new link types

Links are found on every web page. They are useful for creating clickable areas in your documents. HTML5 has made some changes that make them work even better. This hour you will learn about the changes to <a> and <area> elements that HTML5 introduces.

HTML5 also adds a few new link type relations using the rel attribute. With Google’s recent announcements about supporting authorship markup (http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2011/06/authorship-markup-and-web-search.html), these link relations are going to be even ...

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