:any-link

The :any-link CSS pseudo-class selector represents an element that acts as the source anchor of a hyperlink, independent of whether it has been visited. In other words, it matches every <a> or <area> element that has an href attribute. Thus, it matches all elements that match :link or :visited.

/* Selects any element that would be matched by :link or :visited */
:any-link {
  color: green;
}

Syntax

:any-link

Examples

HTML

<a href="https://example.com">External link</a><br>
<a href="#">Internal target link</a><br>
<a>Placeholder link (won't get styled)</a>

CSS

a:any-link {
  border: 1px solid blue;
  color: orange;
}

/* WebKit browsers */
a:-webkit-any-link {
  border: 1px solid blue;
  color: orange;
}

Result

Specifications

Specification
Selectors Level 4 (Selectors 4)
# the-any-link-pseudo

Browser compatibility

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See also