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HTML | <a> charset Attribute

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  • Last Updated : 16 Mar, 2022
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The charset attribute is used to specify the character set of the linked document i.e. the document referenced to the href attribute.

Note: It is not supported by HTML5.


<a charset="value">

Attribute Values: It contains the value charset which specifies the character encoding for the external scripts.

  • “ISO-8859-1”: It is used for the Standard encoding for the Latin alphabet.
  • “UTF-8”: It is used for the Character encoding for Unicode. Compatible with ASCII.


<!DOCTYPE html>
      HTML a charset Attribute
    <p>Welcome to
        <a charset="UTF-8"


Supported Browsers: No browser supports HTML <a> charset attribute.

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