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:link

Sets the style of an a element when the link has not been visited recently.

Syntax

[a]:link { sRules }

Possible values

sRules

String that specifies one or more cascading style sheet attribute/value pairs.

Remarks

The default value of the :link pseudo-class is browser-specific. The time period used to define a recent visit also varies by browser.

The :link pseudo-class is often used with :active, :hover, and :visited, the pseudo-classes that affect the other states of a link.

Example

The following style rule uses the :link pseudo-class to set the default color property of a link in a document:

<style>
    a:link {color:#FF0000}
</style>

Standards information

This pseudo-class is defined in Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Level 2 (CSS2) Ee371277.xtlink_newWindow(en-us,Expression.40).png.

Applies to

a

See also

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