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HTML HTML Link tag with Example


A link is specified using HTML tag <a>. The href attribute used to specifies the destination address (Ex.http://www.studentstutorial.com) of the link.

syntax:

<a href="url">link text</a>

The tags used to produce links are the <a> and </a>.

Example:

<!DOCTYPE html>

<html>
 

<head>

<title>Hyperlink Example</title>

</head>
 

<body>
<a href="http://www.studentstutorial.com">Visit our HTML tutorial</a>
</body>
</html>

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The <a> tag tells where the link should start and the </a> indicates where the link ends.

Everything between these two will work as a link.

target Attribute of HTML links

The target attribute can have one of the following values:

  1. _blank - Is used to opens the linked document in a new window or tab.
  2. _self - Is used to opens the linked document in the same window/tab.
  3. _parent -Is used to opens the linked document in the parent frame.
  4. _top - Is used to opens the linked document in the full body of the window.

Example target _blank

<!DOCTYPE html>

<html>


 <head>

<title>Hyperlink Example</title>

</head>
 

<body>

<p>Click following link</p>

<a href = "http://www.studentstutorial.com" target = “_blank">Students Tutorial</a>

</body>
 

</html>


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Example target _self

<!DOCTYPE html>

<html>
 

<head>

perlink Example</title>

</head>
 

<body>

<p>Click following link</p>

<a href = "http://www.studentstutorial.com" target = “_self">Students Tutorial</a>

</body>
 

</html>
 


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