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HTML DOM Anchor Object


Anchor Object

The Anchor object represents an HTML <a> element.

Access an Anchor Object

You can access an <a> element by using getElementById():

var x = document.getElementById("myAnchor"); Try it

Create an Anchor Object

You can create an <a> element by using the document.createElement() method:

var x = document.createElement("A"); Try it

Anchor Object Properties

= Property added in HTML5.

Property Description
charset Not supported in HTML5.
Sets or returns the value of the charset attribute of a link
download Sets or returns the value of the download attribute of a link
hash Sets or returns the anchor part of the href attribute value
host Sets or returns the hostname and port part of the href attribute value
hostname Sets or returns the hostname part of the href attribute value
href Sets or returns the value of the href attribute of a link
hreflang Sets or returns the value of the hreflang attribute of a link
origin Returns the protocol, hostname and port part of the href attribute value
name Not supported in HTML5. Use element.id instead.
Sets or returns the value of the name attribute of a link
password Sets or returns the password part of the href attribute value
pathname Sets or returns the pathname part of the href attribute value
port Sets or returns the port part of the href attribute value
protocol Sets or returns the protocol part of the href attribute value
rel Sets or returns the value of the rel attribute of a link
rev Not supported in HTML5.
Sets or returns the value of the rev attribute of a link
search Sets or returns the querystring part of the href attribute value
target Sets or returns the value of the target attribute of a link
text Sets or returns the text content of a link
type Sets or returns the value of the type attribute of a link
username Sets or returns the username part of the href attribute value

Standard Properties and Events

The Anchor object also supports the standard properties and events.


Related Pages

HTML tutorial: HTML links

HTML reference: HTML <a> tag



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