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What is the difference between an banner and a link? 


Banners

A banner is usually a graphic, meaning that it may have pictures, artwork, and specially presented or formatted text. 

  • A banner may be static, meaning the images in it do not move.
  • A banner may be animated, meaning that there is some type of movement in the images or text.

Usually, when a visitor clicks on a banner, it acts as a link and takes the visitor to a different web page.

Links

A link is just a connection from the current web page to a different web page.

Usually a link is made up of just plain underlined text, but graphics can be links too (such as a banner, described above).

Which should you use?

Usually, you can create and maintain plain text links must more easily and quickly than banners that act as links. 

However, banners can have more visual appeal, due to their graphic nature.

Whether you select a plain text link or a graphic banner depends on your budget, intended use, and personal preference. 

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