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JavaScript String link() Method

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Example

Display the text: "Free Web Building Tutorials!" as a hyperlink:

var str = "Free Web Building Tutorials!";
var result = str.link("http://www.w3schools.com");

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Definition and Usage

The link() method is not standard, and may not work as expected in all browsers.

The link() method is used to display a string as a hyperlink.

This method returns the string embedded in the <a> tag, like this:

<a href="url">string</a>


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The link() method is supported in all major browsers.


Syntax

string.link("url")

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
url Required. The URL to link to

Return Value

Type Description
String A string embedded in the <a> tag

Technical Details

JavaScript Version: 1.0


More Examples

Example

A demonstration of related methods:

var txt = "Hello World!";

document.write("The original string: " + txt);
document.write("<p>Big: " + txt.big() + "</p>");
document.write("<p>Small: " + txt.small() + "</p>");
document.write("<p>Bold: " + txt.bold() + "</p>");
document.write("<p>Italic: " + txt.italics() + "</p>");
document.write("<p>Fixed: " + txt.fixed() + "</p>");
document.write("<p>Strike: " + txt.strike() + "</p>");
document.write("<p>Fontcolor: " + txt.fontcolor("green") + "</p>");
document.write("<p>Fontsize: " + txt.fontsize(6) + "</p>");
document.write("<p>Subscript: " + txt.sub() + "</p>");
document.write("<p>Superscript: " + txt.sup() + "</p>");
document.write("<p>Link: " + txt.link("http://www.w3schools.com") + "</p>");
document.write("<p>Blink: " + txt.blink() + " (works only in Opera)</p>");

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