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Can I use anchor without href? | Placeholder Hyperlink code

In HTML5, using an aanchor element without an href attribute is valid. It is considered to be a “placeholder hyperlink.” You can use class and other attributes, but you can not use target, download, rel, hreflang, and type.



If you have to use href for backwards compability, you can also use (do-nothing link)

<a href="javascript:void(0)">link</a>

Read more: A href JavaScript void 0

Example anchor without href

HTML <a> tag example – html anchor no href:-




use anchor without href

Do comment if you have any doubts and suggestions on this HTML topic.

Note: The All HTML Examples codes are tested on the Firefox browser and the Chrome browser.

OS: Windows 10

Code: HTML 5 Version

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