Links and buttons

The link (or hyperlink) is a reference to another document or web page. There are 2 types: relative path, and absolute path links.

Relative path link

Only includes the document part of the url and not the root domain. It is relative to the site it is on. e.g. /about
Use: linking to content on the same domain (website), such as web pages or documents.

Absolute path link

Includes the full url with the root domain and http:// e.g. http://www.uq.edu.au/about 
Use: linking to content on another domain (website)