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HTML5 Anchor Tag Example, Definition of <a>anchor tag in HTML5.
Posted on: August 31, 2010 at 12:00 AM
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In this section, you will learn about the anchor tag of HTML5.

HTML5 Anchor Tag Example, Definition of <a> anchor tag in HTML5.

In this tutorial, we will introduce you to the <a> anchor tag of HTML5. An Anchor tag is a hyper link. It is used to
create a link from one page to another document like html, video etc. It may be of two types:

1-Internal(within site)
2-External(outside site)
Text written in anchor tag will be colored and underlined.

Attributes of Anchor tag:

1-href
2-target
3-rel (Define relationship)
4-media
5-hreflang (Specify language of target document)
6-type
if herf attribute is not present in anchor tag then other tag is unusable.

Declaration Syntax :

Declaration syntax of anchor tag in Html5.

                           <a href="value">Text Area</a>

Example of <a></a>in HTML5:

Code:

Anchor.html

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title></title>
</head>
<body>
<p>Example of anchor tag of HTML5.</p>
<ul>
<li><a   href="http://www.roseindia.net/">RoseIndia.net</li>
</ul>
</body>
</html>

Output:

See the browser compatible page for successfully rendering the program.

Note: See the browser compatible page for successfully rendering the program.

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Difference Between HTML5 and HTML4.01:

Anchor tag in HTML5 has some extra attributes which are not supported by HTML4.01, and it does not support
some attributes available in HTML4.01 for example, charset, coords etc.

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Posted on: August 31, 2010

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