ALINK Attribute | aLink Property

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Sets or retrieves the color of all active links in the element.


HTML<BODY ALINK = sColor... >
ScriptingBODY.aLink [ = sColor ]

Possible Values

sColorVariant that specifies or receives one of the color names or hexadecimal color values in the Color Table.

The property is read/write. The property has no default value.

Expressions can be used in place of the preceding value(s), as of Microsoft® Internet Explorer 5. For more information, see About Dynamic Properties.


Some browsers do not recognize color names, but all browsers should recognize RGB color values and display them correctly.

Standards Information

This property is deprecated in HTML Non-Microsoft link and is defined in World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Non-Microsoft link.

Applies To