Skip to content
Related Articles

Related Articles

HTML <a> href Attribute

View Discussion
Improve Article
Save Article
  • Last Updated : 21 Jun, 2022
View Discussion
Improve Article
Save Article

The HTML <a> href Attribute is used to specify the URL of the page that the link goes to. When the href attribute is not present in the <a> an element that it will not be a hyperlink. 
This attribute is used to specify a link to any address. This attribute is used along with <a> tag.
Syntax: 
 

<a href="URL"> Link text </a>

Attribute Values:

  • absolute URL: It points to another website.
  • relative URL: It points to a file within a website.
  • anchor URL: It points to an anchor within a page.

Example: This Example illustrates the use of href attribute in <a> element. 
 

HTML




<html>
<body>
    <h1>GeeksForGeeks</h1>
    <h2>
      HTML a href Attribute
  </h2>
        Click to open in the same tab
    </a>
    <br>
       target="_blank">
        Click to open in a different tab
    </a>
</body>
 
</html>

Output: 

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by HTML <a>href Attribute are listed below: 
 

  • Google Chrome 
  • Edge version 12 and above
  • Internet Explorer  
  • Firefox version 
  • Opera 
  • Safari 
My Personal Notes arrow_drop_up
Recommended Articles
Page :

Start Your Coding Journey Now!