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HTML <a> type Attribute

HTML a Tag Reference HTML <a> tag

Example

The type attribute specifies the media type of the linked document:

<a href="http://www.w3schools.com" type="text/html">W3Schools</a>

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Definition and Usage

The type attribute specifies the Internet media type (formerly known as MIME type) of the linked document.

This attribute is only used if the href attribute is set.

Note: This attribute is purely advisory.


Browser Support

Attribute
type Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

None.


Syntax

<a type="media_type">

Attribute Values

Value Description
media_type The Internet media type of the linked document.
Look at IANA Media Types for a complete list of standard media types.

HTML a Tag Reference HTML <a> tag