Topic : How to make a Hot link for an URL (WWW) using Netscape's Composer
1. Brief explanation. If you are using Netscape Communicator, this is an active HTML and as such is not editable. When you open a page in Netscape's Composer, you will view it as it was composer and as such can be edited. Of course you can not change what is actually on the website, but you can use Save as . . . to save an edited document on your own machine. The object of this tutorial is to place an URL (website address) on the page it. While in the Composer mode, it will not be active until you save it and open it in Navigator. Try this, open this page in Composer. To do this in Navigator, go to the pull down File menu Open Page (it highlights). In the window type and be sure to check "open in Composer":
This Hot links page will open in Composer mode.
2. To create a Hot link.
A. Copy or type the URL (universal locator resource address (WWW)). To do this Highlight the address in the location bar and with the pull down menu of Edit (copy) copy the URL. Put the cursor where you want the URL to be located on this document.An Actual Hot link: Virtual Chocolate - Mouth Watering Images
B. Go to the pull down menu bar Format (Character properties) highlight and click on link.
C. In the box below the link to page location or local file paste the URL (pull down Edit menu (paste))example http://www.virtualchocolate.com/
D. In the box below enter text to display for new link, type exactly how you want the site nameto appear. Example : Virtual Chocolate - Mouth Watering Images.Click on apply and close the character properties box .
E. Once you have made the link on this page you must save it (File menu, Save as) and open it with Navigator to see if you link works or you need to edit it.