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HTML | <a> target Attribute
  • Last Updated : 20 Oct, 2020

The HTML <a> target Attribute is used to specify where to open the link.

Syntax:

<a target="_blank | _self | _parent | _top | framename"\> 

Attribute Values:

  • _blank: It opens the link in a new window.
  • _self: It opens the linked document in the same frame.
  • _parent: It opens the linked document in the parent frameset.
  • _top: It opens the linked document in the full body of the window.
  • framename: It opens the linked document in the named frame.

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




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        HTML a target Attribute
    </title>
</head>
  
<body>
    <center>
        <h1>GeeksForGeeks</h1>
  
        <h2>HTML a Target Attribute</h2>
  
        <p>Welcome to
            <a href="https://ide.geeksforgeeks.org/" 
               id="GFG" 
               target="_self"
                GeeksforGeeks 
            </a>
        </p>
  </center>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

Supported Browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Edge
  • Opera
  • Apple Safari

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