Why "src" and "href" are different?

Why "src" and "href" are different?
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#1

Don’t src and href both are used for the hyperlink. Is there any reason as to why these two are different and how exactly do they differ from each other?


#2

src defines the source of something i.e. an image <img src="cat.jpg">

href defines where a link will take a user i.e. <a href="https://forum.freecodecamp.org">


#3

Adding to what @hepsy said, you can also think of it as this:

href is used for links to webpages
src is used for images and scripts

They are not interchangeable as there is a differentiation to them. This stack overflow post does a good job of explaining the differences if you want to read into it more: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/3395359/difference-between-src-and-href