HTML base Tag: Main Tips
<base>element defines base URL for all the relative links in the HTML document.
<base>tag does not have the closing tag.
Use of base
<base> specifies the HTML base URL for relative links in a web page.
<head> <title>HTML base tag example</title> <base href="https://www.bitdegree.org/courses"> </head>
There are certain rules for using this element:
<base>HTML must be included only once in the HTML file.
- It has to be put in the <head>.
- Do not add content inside the HTML
- Do not include a closing tag.
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Attributes for base
<base href=""> defines the base URL for all the relative URLs in the document.
<head> <base href="https://www.bitdegree.org/course/"> </head>
By including the
target attribute, you can set the
<base> HTML to open links either in the current browser window or in a new one.
<head> <base target="_blank"> </head>
_selfopens the link in the same browser window.
_blankopens the link in a new browser window.
_parentopens a link in a parent window of the current window.
_topopens a link in the top-level browsing window.