HTML <base> Tag

Example

Specify a default URL and a default target for all links on a page:

<head>
<base href="http://www.qctutorials.com/images/" />
<base target="_blank" />
</head>

<body>
<img src="map.png" />
<a href="http://www.qctutorials.com">QcTutorials</a>
</body>
</html>
Code it Online ยป

Definition and Usage

The <base> tag specifies a default address or a default target for all links on a page.

The <base> tag goes inside the head element.

Browser Support

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.

Attributes

DTD indicates in which HTML 4.01/XHTML 1.0 DTD the attribute is allowed. S=Strict, T=Transitional, and F=Frameset.

Attribute Value Description DTD
href URL Specifies a base URL for all relative URLs on a page.

Note: The base URL must be an absolute URL

STF
target _blank
_parent
_self
_top
framename
Specifies where to open all the links on a page TF

Standard Attributes

The <base> tag does not support any standard attributes.

More information about Standard Attributes.

Event Attributes

The <base> tag does not support any event attributes.

More information about Event Attributes.


Have Any Suggestion? We Are Waiting To Hear from YOU!

Your Query was successfully sent!