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Jorge Vega
Jorge Vega
Front End Web Development Techdegree Student 2,905 Points

Hello! I added a / to the articles link and it still working for me(no error or found) Does that suppose to happen?

Please see code below: <a href="/articles/2017/article.html#vr-article">Read more</a> <a href="/articles/2017/article.html">Read more</a>

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,148 Points

If both the current page and the article directory are located in the root directory, the converting the relative references to absolute (by adding "/") will have no effect.

The difference would only become apparent if you tried to relocate them to a different directory later. That would cause errors.