SVGAElement

The SVGAElement interface provides access to the properties of <a> element, as well as methods to manipulate them.

Properties

This interface also inherits properties from its parent, SVGGraphicsElement, and implements properties from HTMLHyperlinkElementUtils.

SVGAElement.download

See HTMLAnchorElement.download.

SVGAElement.href Read only

Is an SVGAnimatedString that reflects the href or xlink:href attribute.

SVGAElement.hreflang

Is a DOMString that reflects the hreflang attribute, indicating the language of the linked resource.

SVGAElement.ping

Is a DOMString that reflects the ping attribute, containing a space-separated list of URLs to which, when the hyperlink is followed, POST requests with the body PING will be sent by the browser (in the background). Typically used for tracking.

SVGAElement.referrerPolicy

See HTMLAnchorElement.referrerPolicy.

SVGAElement.rel

See HTMLAnchorElement.rel.

SVGAElement.relList

See HTMLAnchorElement.relList.

SVGAElement.target Read only

It corresponds to the target attribute of the given element.

SVGAElement.text

Is a DOMString being a synonym for the Node.textContent property.

SVGAElement.type

Is a DOMString that reflects the type attribute, indicating the MIME type of the linked resource.

Methods

This interface has no methods but inherits methods from its parent, SVGGraphicsElement.

Example

In the example below, the target attribute of the <a> element is set to _blank and when the link is clicked, it logs to notify whether the condition is met or not.

var linkRef = document.querySelector("a");
linkRef.target = "_self";

linkRef.onclick = function(){
  if (linkRef.target === "_blank") {
    console.log("BLANK!");
    linkRef.target = "_self";
  } else {
    console.log("SORRY! not _blank");
  }
}

Specifications

Specification
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 (Second Edition) (SVG)
# InterfaceSVGAElement

Browser compatibility

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See also

  • SVG <a> element