Targets of Links

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The tag <a> has several predefined target frames.

The predefined targets are shown below.

_blank Specifies that a new unnamed window should be created and the document be loaded to that window.
_parent The document is loaded into the parent window of the window containing the link.
_self The document is loaded into window containing the link.
_top The document is loaded into the browser window.

If the specified target is:

If _blank is specified as the target, a separate instance of the browser is loaded and the document is displayed in that instance. You may wish to create an example that loads a separate instance of the browser. The next section next.gif discusses nesting of framesets.