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HTML <body> alink Attribute

HTML body Tag Reference HTML <body> tag

Example

Set the active link color to "green" in an HTML document:

<html>
<body alink="green">
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</body>
</html>

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Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The alink attribute is supported in all major browsers.


Definition and Usage

The alink attribute specifies the color of an active link in a document (a link is activated when it is clicked).


Compatibility Notes

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

CSS syntax (in the <head> section): <style>a:active {color: #0000FF}</style>

CSS Example: Set the color of an active link

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


Syntax

<body alink="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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