live link

(redirected from active hyperlink)

live link

(1) An active text or graphic link on a Web page. Clicking the link redirects the user to another Web page or a document or image. Live links are also placed into email, allowing recipients of the message to immediately go to a website or open an attached document or image. In this context, live link is contrasted with a URL that is printed or displayed. If the URL text is in electronic form, it must be copied and pasted into a Web browser to function as a link. See hypertext, hypergraphic and URL.

(2) A text or graphic link that redirects the user to a website, document or image that does, in fact, exist. In this context, live link is contrasted with dead link.
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Never include an active hyperlink (Web address) in the subject line.
The committee also recommended that there be no active hyperlink between a candidate's online answers and that candidate's Web site, although the address of the Web site can be given, Young said.
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Active hyperlinks within the document make it easy to navigate and locate relevant pieces of data.
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A Site Atlas maps out the entire site structure and shows resource utilization such as server type, total Web site size, plus multiple views with active hyperlinks to all components of the Web site.