HTML | <a> 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.


<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.





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

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari


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