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HTML <a> href Attribute

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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.

<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 a href Attribute
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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 
Last Updated : 21 Jun, 2022
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