When To Use A Title [<a title>] In HTML (With Code Example)

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How To Use a (For Creating Hyperlinks) In HTML
What does When To Use A Title [<a title>] In HTML (With Code Example) do?
Defines the title of a link, which appears to the user as a tooltip.

Code Example

<a href="/html_/"/"" title="HOME - HTML Code Tutorials">Click to visit home page.</a>

The text of the title attribute is displayed as a tooltip in most browsers — it appears in a small bubble when the cursor hovers over the link. Originally, this was intended to be used to indicate the title of the linked document. This is still a good practice, but you may use it for any text which you think will be helpful to the user.

Values of the title Attribute

Value NameNotes
text
The title of the link. Displays as a tooltip.

All Attributes of the anchor Element

Attribute nameValuesNotes
Specifies the language of the linked resource.
Directs the browser to download the linked resource rather than opening it.
_blank
_parent
_self
_top
frame name
Specifies the context in which the linked resource will open.
text
Defines the title of a link, which appears to the user as a tooltip.
url
Specifies the linked document, resource, or location.
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