What is a Permalink?

by Barbara J. Feldman on July 18, 2006

If you’ve spent any time wandering around the blogosphere (the world of web logs and social networking) you’ll have come across the term “permalink”, a concatenation of “permanent” and “link.” Because blogs post only the most recent stories on their front pages, the permalink gives you a URL where a story will always be accessible, even after it’s been pushed off the front page by more recent articles.

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Feldman, Barbara. "What is a Permalink?." Surfnetkids. Feldman Publishing. 18 Jul. 2006. Web. 30 Sep. 2014. <http://www.surfnetkids.com/tech/715/what-is-a-permalink/ >.