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HTML - what is the meaning of 'a' tag and 'href' attribute in html?

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HTML - what is the meaning of a tag and href attribute in html?

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Is there any meaning behing this 'a' and 'href'? Was it named after something?

Or it is just some random letters someone decided to use? 

Thanks for help.

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  • a is a shortcut from anchor
  • href is a shortcut from hyperlink

So, yes, both a and href have meaning :D

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