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HTML DOM Anchor type Property

Last Updated : 02 Jan, 2024
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The Anchor type Property in HTML DOM is used to set or return the value of the type attribute of a Link. The type attribute is used to specify the MIME type of the target URL and it is usually purely advisory.

Syntax:

  • It returns the Anchor type Property.
    anchorObject.type 
  • It is used to set the Anchor type Property.
    anchorObject.type = MIME-type 

Property Values: It contains single value MIME-type which is used to specify the target URL.

Return Values: It returns a string value which represents the MIME type of the linked Document.

Example 1: This example returns the anchor type Property.

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>
        HTML DOM Anchor type Property
    </title>
</head>
 
<body style="text-align: center;">
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
 
    <h2>DOM Anchor type Property</h2>
 
    <p>Welcome to
        <a href="https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/"
            id="GFG" type="text/html">
            GeeksforGeeks
        </a>
    </p>
 
    <button onclick="myGeeks()">
        Submit
    </button>
 
    <p id="sudo"></p>
 
    <!-- Script to return Anchor type Property -->
    <script>
        function myGeeks() {
            let x = document.getElementById("GFG").type;
            document.getElementById("sudo").innerHTML = x;
        }
    </script>
</body>
 
</html>


Output:

anchor-type

Example 2: This example sets the anchor type Property.

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>
        HTML DOM Anchor type Property
    </title>
</head>
 
<body style="text-align: center;">
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
 
    <h2>DOM Anchor type Property</h2>
 
    <p>Welcome to
        <a href="https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/"
            id="GFG">
            GeeksforGeeks
        </a>
    </p>
 
    <button onclick="myGeeks()">
        Submit
    </button>
 
    <p id="sudo"></p>
 
    <!-- Script to set Anchor type Property -->
    <script>
        function myGeeks() {
            let x = document.getElementById("GFG")
                .type = "text/html";
 
            document.getElementById("sudo").innerHTML
                = "type attribute added to" + x;
        }
    </script>
</body>
 
</html>


Output:

anchor-type-2

Supported Browsers:

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


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