HTML link code

How to write HTML link code.

HTML text link

<a href="link/html-text-link.htm">Text Link</a>

The code will create this link:

Text Link

HTML link to same page

Anchor link code:

<a href="#generator">Link code generator</a>

The code will create this link:

Link code generator

When pressing the link the browser will jump to the heading below, with this code:

<h2><a id="generator">Link code generator</a></h2>

HTML image link

<a href="link/link-image.htm"><img src="link/flower.jpg" width="82" height="86" alt="Flower"></a>

The code will create this link:

Flower

HTML e-mail link

<a href="mailto:name@rapidtables.com">Send Mail</a>

The code will create this link:

Send Mail

 

See: HTML mailto link.

HTML link to file download

<a href="link/test_file.zip">Download File</a>

The code will create this link:

Download File

 

See: HTML download link

HTML link open in new window

This link will open in new window or tab:

<a href="link/html-text-link.htm" target="_blank">Open page in new window</a>

The code will create this link:

Open page in new window

HTML button link

Without javascript:

<form action="link/html-button-link.htm">
    <input type="submit" value="A button link">
</form>

With javascript:

<input type="button" value="A button link" onclick="window.location.href='link/html-button-link.htm'">

Link color

Changing link color is done with css styling:

<a href="link/html-link-color.htm" style="color:red">Link color page</a>

The code will generate this link:

Link color page

 

Changing link background color is done with css styling:

<a href="link/html-link-color.htm" style="background-color:#ffffa0">Link color page</a>

The code will generate this link:

Link color page

Relative vs. absolute path links

This is a link with relative path URL:

<a href="link/html-text-link.htm">Text Link</a>

The code will generate this link:

Text Link

 

This is a link with absolute path URL:

<a href="http://www.rapidtables.com/web/html/link/html-text-link.htm">Text Link</a>

The code will generate this link:

Text Link

HTML link code generator

Select link type:

Enter link text:    
Enter URL to link to:    
Set CSS link style:    
Normal link:    
color:
background-color:
text-decoration:  
target-new:  
Hovered link:    
color:
background-color:
text-decoration:  
target-new:  
Generated link view:    
Generated link code:    

 


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