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HTML <body> link Attribute

HTML body Tag Reference HTML <body> tag

Example

Set the default link color to "blue" in an HTML document:

<html>
<body link="blue">
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</body>
</html>

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Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The link attribute is supported in all major browsers.


Definition and Usage

The link attribute specifies the default color of unvisited links in a document.


Compatibility Notes

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

CSS syntax (in the <head> section): <style>a:link {color: #FF0000}</style>

CSS Example: Set the color of unvisited links in a document

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


Syntax

<body link="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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