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CSS | :link Selector

  • Last Updated : 06 Aug, 2021

The :link is used to target the unvisited link for styling not the links which is already visited. For styling on visited use “:visited“, for styling on click use “:active” and for styling move mouse on link use “:hover”.
Syntax: 
 

:link {
  //property
}

Example: 

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <style>
        a:link {
            background-color: limegreen;
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body>
    <h3>Unvisited links.</h3>
    <a href="https://ide.geeksforgeeks.org/">Geeks for Geeks</a>
</body>
 
</html>

Output: 

Supported Browsers: 

  • Google Chrome 4.0
  • Edge 7.0
  • Firefox 2.0
  • Safari 3.1
  • Opera 9.6

 

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