[uf-discuss] URLs in hrefs

Nic James Ferrier nferrier at tapsellferrier.co.uk
Mon Apr 23 05:33:31 PDT 2007

"Brian Suda" <brian.suda at gmail.com> writes:

> you can have the best of both worlds. In each <a href=""> just use
> "/radio4". This makes the link relative. But then you can also add a
> <base href="http://bbc.co.uk/"> when this is in your HTML it will make
> all the hrefs absolute (or it should for any decent parser).
> The advantage of using the <base> element is that you can easily
> switch it to something like <base href="http://my-dev-site.bcc.co.uk">
> and you don't have to rewrite all the hrefs within the HTML.

Hey! Good suggestion.

Easy to generate as well.

Nic Ferrier

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