Hyperlinks in HTML

Html hyperlink  is use to jump to any other page or to any other location in the current page. You can add hyperlink to any word or group of words or images. On mouse over any hyperlink your mouse courser change to a little hand. Links are specified in HTML using the <a> tag. To assign style to a hyperlink please visit CSS Tutorial.

HTML Link Syntax:

<a href="index.php">Home</a>

HTML - Link Targets

The attribute target use to set weather you want to open the link in a new window or in the same window.

_blank Opens page in a new browser window/ New tab
_self Opens the page in same window
_parent Opens the page in the parent frame
_top Opens the page in same window, canceling all frames

<a href="index.php" target="_blank">Home</a>
<a href="index.php" target="_self">Home</a>
<a href="index.php" target="_parent">Home</a>
<a href="index.php" target="_top">Home</a>

HTML Email Link

<a href="mailto:a2zwebhelp@gmail.com">Contact Us</a>

Assign Subject and Body to HTML Email Link

<a href="mailto:a2zwebhelp@gmail.com?subject=my Question&body=Test">
Contact Us</a>

Default Links/ Base Link

The base tag used in the head element to set a default URL for all links on a page.

<base href="http://www.a2zwebhelp.com/" />