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HTML | href Attribute

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"> 

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>
 
<head>
    <title>
      <a>href Attribute
  </title>
</head>
 
<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
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari

 

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