link standard link to a page the visitor hasn't been to yet. (standard color is blue# 0000FF). vlink visited link to a page the visitor has been to before. (standard color is purple# ). alink active link the color of the link when the mouse is on it. (standard color is red html two different link colors This will give the link a different color whenever the user places the mouse over it. Note that for the hover attribute to work, it must be placed before the active attribute.