JavaScript anchor() Method: String Object


The anchor method() of a string object is used to create an HTML anchor that is used as a hypertext target.


Implemented in JavaScript 1.0




nameAttribute : Refers the value of the name attribute of an anchor element.


The following web document demonstrates how the anchor() method can be used. The result will be <a name="txtanchor">Learn Javascript</a>.

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">
<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" />
<title>JavaScript String object - anchor() method example</title>
<h1 style="color: red">JavaScript String object : anchor() method</h1>
<hr />
<script type="text/javascript">
//This is done to make the following JavaScript code compatible to XHTML. <![CDATA[
var text="Learn Javascript"

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javascript string anchor method

Supported Browser

Internet Explorer 7 Firefox 3.6 Google Chrome 7 Safari 5.0.1 Opera 10
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See also:

JavaScript Core objects, methods, properties.

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