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HTML <body> link Attribute

HTML body Tag Reference HTML <body> tag

Example

Set the default link color to "blue" in an HTML document:

<html>
<body link="blue">
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</body>
</html>

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Definition and Usage

The link attribute specifies the default color of unvisited links in a document.


Browser Support

Attribute
link Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes


Compatibility Notes

The <body> link attribute is not supported in HTML5. Use CSS instead.

CSS syntax (in the <head> section): <style>a:link {color: #FF0000}</style>

CSS Example: Set the color of unvisited links in a document

In our CSS tutorial you can find more details about the :link pseudo-class.


Syntax

<body link="color_name|hex_number|rgb_number">

Attribute Values

Value Description
color_name Specifies the link color with a color name (like "red")
hex_number Specifies the link color with a hex code (like "#ff0000")
rgb_number Specifies the link color with an rgb code (like "rgb(255,0,0)")


HTML body Tag Reference HTML <body> tag

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