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HTML | DOM Area target Property

  • Last Updated : 30 Oct, 2019

The Area target Property in HTML DOM is used to set or return the value of the target attribute. It is used to specify that place the linked document should be opened where.

Syntax:

  • It return the Area target property.
     areaObject.target
  • It is used to set the Area target property.
    areaObject.target = _blank|_self|_parent|_top|framename 

Property Values: It contains single value shape which specify the type of shape.

  • _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.

Return Value: It returns a string value which represents where to open the linked document.

Example 1: This example returns the Area target Property.






<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
<title
    HTML DOM Area target Property 
</title
  
<body
    <h4> HTML DOM Area target Property </h4
    <button onclick="GFG()">Click Here! 
    </button
    <map name="Geeks1"
        <area id="Geeks"
            shape="rect"
            coords="0, 0, 110, 100"
            alt="Geeks"
            href
        https://manaschhabra:manaschhabra499@www.geeksforgeeks.org/
                        target="_self"
    </map> 
  
    <img src
        width="300"
        height="100"
        alt="Geeksforgeeks"
        usemap="#Geeks1"
    </br>
    <p id="GEEK!"></p
      
    <script
        function GFG() { 
              
        // Return target property. 
            var x = document.getElementById("Geeks").target; 
        document.getElementById("GEEK!").innerHTML = x; 
        
    </script
</body
  
</html>                    

Output:
Before Clicking on Button:

After Clicking on Button:


Example 2:
This example sets the Area target property.




<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
<title
    HTML DOM Area target Property 
</title
  
<body
    <h4> HTML DOM Area target Property </h4
    <button onclick="GFG()">Click Here! 
    </button
    <map name="Geeks1"
        <area id="Geeks"
            shape="rect"
            coords="0, 0, 110, 100"
            alt="Geeks"
            href
        https://manaschhabra:manaschhabra499@www.geeksforgeeks.org/
                       target="_self"
    </map> 
  
    <img src
        width="300"
        height="100"
        alt="Geeksforgeeks"
        usemap="#Geeks1"
    </br>
    <p id="GEEK!"></p
      
    <script
        function GFG() { 
              
        // Set target property. 
            var x = document.getElementById("Geeks").target = "_blank"; 
        document.getElementById("GEEK!").innerHTML = 
                "The value of target attribute has been changed to " + x; 
        
    </script
</body
  
</html>                     

Output:
Before Clicking on Button:

After Clicking on Button:

Supported Browsers:

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

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