Links

HTML Hyperlinks (Links)

A hyperlink (or link) is a word, group of words, or image that you can click on to jump to a new document or a new section within the current document.

When you move the cursor over a link in a Web page, the arrow will turn into a little hand.

Links are specified in HTML using the <a> tag.

The <a> tag can be used in two ways:

  1. To create a link to another document, by using the href attribute
  2. To create a bookmark inside a document, by using the name attribute

Syntax

<a href=”url”>Link text</a>

Example

<a href=”www.learnwebdevelopment.info”>learnwebdevlopement</a>

the link will display like this

learnwebdevlopement

The href attribute specifies the destination of a link.

Name Attribute

Name attribute is useful for link within the doucment. for example, if you want see bottom of the page means

create link to see bottom page

<a href=”#bottom”>Go to bottom</a>

it will display like this Go to bottom

create link and give the name bottom.

<a name=”bottom”>bottom</a>

it will display like this This is Bottom

Target Attribute

The target attribute specifies where to open the linked document.

Example:

click this link it will open new tab

Title Attribute

The title attribute is used to type a short description of the link.
place the cursor over the link, you will see the text “Learn Webdevlopment” appears.

Example:

<a href=”http://learnwebdevelopment.info” target=”_blank” title=”LearnWebDevlopment”>Learn Webdevlopment</a>

Learn Webdevlopment

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