The links property returns a collection of all <area> elements and <a> elements in a document with a value for the href attribute.

Syntax

nodeList = document.links 

Example

var links = document.links;
for(var i = 0; i < links.length; i++) {
  var linkHref = document.createTextNode(links[i].href);
  var lineBreak = document.createElement("br");
  document.body.appendChild(linkHref);
  document.body.appendChild(lineBreak);
}

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
WHATWG HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'Document.links' in that specification.
Living Standard  
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 HTML Specification
The definition of 'document.links' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

  
Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support (Yes)(Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
  
Feature Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes)(Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

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