Updated: 11/04/2017 by Computer Hope

A link may refer to any of the following:

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1. With communications, a link is a connection between two devices.

2. In data management or a file system, a link refers to the capability of sharing or viewing shared information.

3. On the Internet, a link is more appropriately called a hyperlink and is what connects web pages to other web pages.

4. Linux command, see the link command page for additional information about this command.

5. In a spreadsheet, linking means a worksheet can receive its data in specific cells in a different worksheet. Essentially, the sharing of data between worksheets.

6. In HTML (hypertext markup language), the <a> tag creates links between different objects and web pages on a website.

7. In HTML, the <link> tag creates a link between a web page and an external resource.

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