What Are Anchors in HTML?
a (aka anchor) HTML element represents a hyperlink to a web resource (a page, a file, an email, etc.).
The actual hyperlink is placed in the
href (which stands for
hypertext reference) attribute of the anchor element. The hyperlink label is placed between the anchor tags.
<a href="https://soundof.it"> The best source of IT Tutorials - soundof.IT </a>
href can point not only to pages or files but also to emails (
mailto:), phone numbers (
tel:) and page sections (
Anchor Specific Attributes
The anchor element can be configured with several specific attributes. The most notable of them are:
download- indicates to the user agent to download the linked resource instead of displaying it,
hreflang- indicates the linked resource language,
target- indicates where to display the linked resource (use
_blankto open in a new tab),
rel- indicates the relationship or relationships with the linked resource (e.g.