Bookmark

Bookmark1. When referring to the Internet or a browser, a bookmark or electronic bookmark is a method of saving a web page's address. For example, with 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 named anchor refers to a section on a web page marked in HTML code using the <A NAME="name"> tag. This tag causes a browser to automatically scroll to the bookmark if the visitor clicks on a <A HREF="#name"> link tag, where #name is the name of the bookmark.

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