How do we include an anchor in HTML?

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Use the <a> tag to create an anchor in HTML. The <a> tag is used for creating a hyperlink to either another document or somewhere within the current document.

The following are the attributes −

Attribute
Value
Description
Charset
character_encoding
Defines the character encoding of the linked document
Cords
if shape = "rect" then coords = "left, top, right, bottom"

if shape = "circ" then coords = "centerx,centery,radius"

if shape = "poly" then coords = "x1, y1, x2, y2,..,xn,yn"
Specifies the coordinates appropriate to the shape attribute to define a region of an image for image maps.
download
Filename
This downloads the target when user clicks on the hyperlink.
Href
URL
Specifies the URL of a page or the name of the anchor that the link goes to.
hreflang
language_code
Language code of the destination URL
media
media_query
It specifies what media the linked document is optimized for
Name
section name
Marks an area of the page that a link jumps to.
Rel
alternate
designates
stylesheet
start
 next
 prev
 contents
 index
 glossary
 copyright
 chapter
 section
 subsection
 appendix
 help
 bookmark
Describes the relationship between the current document and the destination URI.
rev
alternate
designates
stylesheet
start
next
prev
contents
 index
 glossary
 copyright
 chapter
 section
 subsection
 appendix
 help
 bookmark
Specifies the relationship between the target URL and the current document.
Shape
rect
rectangle
circ
circle
poly
polygon
Specifies the shape of the image map
Target
_blank
 _parent
 _self
 _top
Where to open the target URL.

_blank - the target URL will open in a new window.

_self - the target URL will open in the same frame as it was clicked.

_parent - the target URL will open in the parent frameset.

_top - the target URL will open in the full body of the window.
type
mime_type
Specifies the MIME (Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions) type of the target URL


Example

You can try to run the following code to learn how to include an anchor in HTML −

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
   <head>
      <title>HTML a Tag</title>
   </head>
   <body>
      <p>Welcome to <a href = "https://www.qries.com">Qries</a></p>
   </body>
</html>
raja
Published on 13-Mar-2018 10:55:06
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