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HTML <a> name Attribute

HTML a Tag Reference HTML <a> tag

Example

The name attribute specifies the name of an anchor:

<a name="C4">Chapter 4</a>

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Browser Support

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The name attribute is supported in all major browsers.


Definition and Usage

The <a> name attribute is not supported in HTML5. Use the id attribute instead.

The name attribute specifies the name of an anchor.

The name attribute is used to create a bookmark inside a document.

The href or the name attribute must be present in the <a> tag.

Tip: In XHTML, the name attribute of the <a> tag is deprecated, and will be removed. Use the id attribute instead.


Syntax

<a name="value">

Attribute Values

Value Description
anchor_name The name of an anchor


HTML a Tag Reference HTML <a> tag

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