HTML DOM Link href Property

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The HTML DOM Link href property sets/returns the path/url of a linked document. −

Syntax

Following is the syntax −

  • Returning href attribute value
linkObject.href
  • Setting href to a string
linkObject.href = string

Boolean Values

Here, “string” can be the following −

booleanValue
Details
path
It defines the absolute/relative path to a document.
url
It defines the url address of the document to be linked.

Example

Let us see an example for Link href property −

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>Link href</title>
<link id="extStyle" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="style.css">
</head>
<body>
<form>
<fieldset>
<legend>Link-href</legend>
<label for="WeekSelect">Sales Target Week:
<input type="week" id="WeekSelect" value="2020-W13" disabled>
</label>
<input type="button" onclick="enableWeekInput()" value="Change Sales Target Week">
<input type="button" onclick="changeStyle()" value="Change Style">
<div id="divDisplay"></div>
</fieldset>
</form>
<script>
   var divDisplay = document.getElementById("divDisplay");
   var inputWeek = document.getElementById("WeekSelect");
   var extStyle = document.getElementById("extStyle");
   divDisplay.textContent = 'Week Input disabled: '+inputWeek.disabled;
   function enableWeekInput() {
      inputWeek.disabled = false;
      divDisplay.textContent = 'Week Input disabled: '+inputWeek.disabled;
   }
   function changeStyle(){
      extStyle.href = 'anotherStyle.css';
   }
</script>
</body>
</html>

In the above example ‘style.css’ contains −

form {
   width:70%;
   margin: 0 auto;
   text-align: center;
}
* {
   padding: 2px;
   margin:5px;
}
input[type="button"] {
   border-radius: 10px;
}

In the above example ‘anotherStyle.css’ contains −

form {
   width:70%;
   margin: 0 auto;
   text-align: center;
   background-color: rgba(0,0,0,0.7);
   color: white;
}
* {
   padding: 2px;
   margin:5px;
}
input[type="button"] {
   border-radius: 10px;
}

Output

This will produce the following output −

Before clicking ‘Change Styling’ button −

After clicking ‘Change Styling’ button −

raja
Published on 30-Jul-2019 15:54:17
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