HTML <base> tag
Specify a default URL and a default target for all links on a page:
<base href="http://www.w3schools.com/images/" />
<base target="_blank" />
<img src="stickman.gif" />
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Definition and Usage
The <base> tag specifies a default address for links or a default
The <base> tag goes inside the head element.
The <base> tag is supported in all major browsers.
Differences Between HTML and XHTML
In HTML the <base> tag has no end tag.
In XHTML the <base> tag must be properly closed.
DTD indicates in which DTD the attribute is
allowed. S=Strict, T=Transitional, and F=Frameset.
||Specifies the URL to use as the base URL for links in the
|Where to open all the links on the page. This attribute can be overridden by
using the target attribute in each link.
- _blank - all the links will open in new windows
- _self - all the links will open in the same frame they where clicked
- _parent - all the links will open in the parent frameset
- _top - all the links will open in the full body of the window
- framename - the name of the target frame
Standard Attributes and Events
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