The Internet: Whats the Fuss?
Hypertext is text or words on a screen that when clicked on causes a predetermined action. This action usually takes the user to another page that has more information concerning the word clicked on. Hypertext has made using the Internet's vast resources much easier to find.
With the Invention of hypertext came an entire new group of Internet users and software.
Note: Pictures (or Icons) can also be programmed to have the same function as hypertext.