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The HTML target Attribute is used to specify where to open the linked document. It can be used on various elements such as:


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

Attribute Values:

  • _blank: It opens the link in a new window.
  • _self: It is the default value. 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.


<!DOCTYPE html> 
        HTML target Attribute 
        <h2>HTML Target Attribute</h2
        <p>Welcome to 
            <a href=""
                    id="GFG" target="_self"


Supported Browsers: The browser supported by HTML target Attribute are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari
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Last Updated : 13 Dec, 2021
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