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HTML <a> target Attribute

❮ HTML <a> tag

Example

The target attribute specifies where to open the linked document:

<a href="https://www.w3schools.com" target="_blank">Visit W3Schools</a>
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Definition and Usage

The target attribute specifies where to open the linked document.


Browser Support

Attribute
target Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Syntax

<a target="_blank|_self|_parent|_top|framename">

Attribute Values

Value Description
_blank Opens the linked document in a new window or tab
_self Opens the linked document in the same frame as it was clicked (this is default)
_parent Opens the linked document in the parent frame
_top Opens the linked document in the full body of the window
framename Opens the linked document in the named iframe

❮ HTML <a> tag