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HTML | DOM Anchor type Property

  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 21 Oct, 2019

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 t 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.






<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
  
<head
    <title
        HTML DOM Anchor type Property 
    </title
</head
      
<body
    <center
        <h1>GeeksForGeeks</h1
          
        <h2>DOM Anchor type Property</h2
          
        <p>Welcome to 
            <a href
            id="GFG" type="text/html"
                GeeksforGeeks 
            </a
        </p
          
        <button onclick = "myGeeks()">Submit</button
          
        <p id = "sudo" style="color:green;font-size:25px;"></p
          
        <!-- Script to return Anchor type Property -->
        <script
            function myGeeks() { 
                var x = document.getElementById("GFG").type; 
                document.getElementById("sudo").innerHTML = x; 
            
        </script>
    </center
</body
  
</html>                    

Output:
Before Clicking on Button:

After Clicking on Button:

Example 2: This example sets the anchor type Property.




<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
  
<head
    <title
        HTML DOM Anchor type Property 
    </title
</head
      
<body
    <center
        <h1>GeeksForGeeks</h1
          
        <h2>DOM Anchor type Property</h2
          
        <p>Welcome to 
            <a href
            id="GFG"
                GeeksforGeeks 
            </a
        </p
          
        <button onclick = "myGeeks()">Submit</button
          
        <p id = "sudo" style="color:green;font-size:25px;"></p
          
        <!-- Script to set Anchor type Property -->
        <script
            function myGeeks() { 
                var x = document.getElementById("GFG").type
                        = "text/html"; 
                          
                document.getElementById("sudo").innerHTML
                        = "The value of the type attribute of"
                        + " above linke is " + x; 
            
        </script>
    </center
</body
  
</html>                    

Output:
Before Clicking on Button:

After Clicking on Button:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM Anchor type property are listed below:

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

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