online tips- Presenting Net links in a user-friendly way
In the old days, when a Web pages were fewer, every new Web page created was news, and the Web designers evolved an unwritten code that unvisited links are blue and visited links are red.
Nowadays, this isn’t true anymore; there are hundreds of differently colored links. So, in theory, you can have dark purple links that turn purply-blue once they’ve been visited. But in practice, this confuses visitors and should therefore be avoided.[[full article]]