JavaScript link() Method: String Object


The link() method of the string object creates an html hypertext link that requests another url.


Implemented in JavaScript 1.0




hrefattribute: A string specifies the href attribute of the a tag.


The following web document demonstrates how the link() method can be used. The method produces same output as html : <a href="https://www.w3resource.com">Click to Open W3resource.com</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 - link() method example</title>
<h1 style="color: red">JavaScript String object : link() method</h1>
<hr />
<script type="text/javascript">
//This is done to make the following JavaScript code compatible to XHTML. <![CDATA[
var txt="Click to Open W3resource.com"
document.write("<p>Link : " + txt.link("https://www.w3resource.com") + "</p>");

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javascript string link 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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