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How to make a HTML link that forces refresh ?

  • Difficulty Level : Easy
  • Last Updated : 23 Apr, 2021

In this article, we will learn to make an HTML link that forces refresh. HTML <meta> http-equiv attribute with refresh value specified in meta element is used to refresh website pages.

Refresh instruction specifies time interval for the page to reload itself, with its value mentioned in content attribute as a positive integer. Positive integer is the number of seconds after which the page will refresh itself. 

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Syntax:

<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="5">

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <meta http-equiv="refresh" content="5" />
  </head>
  <body>
    <h2 style="color: green">
     Welcome To GFG
    </h2>
  
    <p>
     This page automatically refreshes 
     after every 5 seconds
    </p>
  </body>
</html>

Output:

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