A link which uses the full URL (in other words the complete path) of a web page or resource to locate the requested content. The URL in an absolute begins with “http://” or “https://” as show below:
<a href=”http://www.domain.com/directory/file-name.html>link text</a>
Absolute links are required to link to resources on a different domain than the link. Absolute links can also be used to link to resources on the same domain as the link.