Absolute Link


A link which shows the full URL of the page being linked at. Some links only show relative link paths instead of having the entire reference URL within the a href tag. Due to canonicalization and hijacking related issues it is typically preferred to use absolute links over relative links.

Example absolute link

<a href=”http://seobook.com/folder/filename.html“>Cool Stuff</a>

Example relative link

<a href=”../folder/filename.html“>Cool Stuff</a>


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