Removing Dotted Line around Active Links using CSS

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We can remove the default behavior of hyperlinks which is to show a dotted outline around themselves when active or focused by declaring CSS outline property on active/focused links to be none.

Solution

a, a:active, a:focus {
   outline: none;
}

Example

Let’s see how to remove dotted line around active links with an example −

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>Remove dotted line around links using css</title>
</head>
<style>
div {
   color: #000;
   padding:20px;
   background-image: linear-gradient(135deg, #dc3545 0%, #9599E2 100%);
   text-align: center;
}
a, a:active, a:focus {
   outline: none;
}
</style>
<body>
<div>
<h1>HTML Links Demo</h1>
<a href="https://google.com" target="_blank">Go To Google</a>
</div>
</body>
</html>

Output

Following is the output for the above code −

Before applying the solution

After applying the solution

raja
Published on 07-Jan-2020 12:35:32
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