# a

Creates a link to a URL: a web page, a section within a page, an email address... Also called the anchor element, where the a comes from.

Example: Copy


Defines the target of the link.



You can pass an absolute URL.


You can pass a URL relative to the root domain.


You can use the mailto protocol. Clicking the link will open the user's email client.


Defines in which tab or window the clicked link will show up.


Opens in a new browsing context, which is usually a new tab.


Opens in the parent browsing context, or _self is there is none.


Opens in the top browsing context, or _self is there is none.


Defines how the link target relates to the current web page.


The target is not related. Used for external websites usually.