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How do I retrieve a link from a MySQL database so that it behaves like a link in the PHP page,


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I have a bit of a problem. When I fetch the link field from the database.i don't see an actual link on the page. 

One more thing, what type of field should I use to store the link in the database? Probably there is where I went wrong.

All help is 

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// Check connection
if (mysqli_connect_errno()) {
echo "Failed to connect to MySQL: " . mysqli_connect_error();

$result = mysqli_query($con,"SELECT * FROM articles");

while($row = mysqli_fetch_array($result)) {
echo $row['title'] . " " . $row['summary'] . " " .$row['link'];
echo "<br>";

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