Bookmark1. When referring to an Internet browser, a bookmark or electronic bookmark is a method of saving a web page's address. While using most browsers, pressing Ctrl + D will bookmark the page you are viewing. Users running Microsoft Internet Explorer can think of a bookmark as a favorite, which is what Microsoft uses to describe a bookmark.

2. When referring to the Internet and HTML, a bookmark link or anchor is a clickable object that moves to a certain spot on a webpage. Bookmark links are comprised if the HTML <a> tag, as well as the href and id attributes. See our page on how to create links to sections on the same page (bookmarks) in HTML for further information and examples.

Also see: Bookmarklet, Bookmarks bar, Browser, Favorite, Hotlist, Internet terms, Live bookmarks