This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The SVGAElement.target read-only property of SVGAElement returns an SVGAnimatedString object that specifies the portion of a target window, frame, pane into which a document is to be opened when a link is activated.

This property is used when there are multiple possible targets for the ending resource, like when the parent document is a mlti-frame HTML or XHTML document.


myLink.target = 'value';


An SVGAnimatedString indicating the ending resource target that opens the document when the link is activated.

Sample values can be found here


The code is taken from the "SVGAElement example code"

var linkRef = document.querySelector('a'); 
linkRef.target ='_blank';


Browser compatibilityUpdate compatibility data on GitHub

Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support Yes 12 Yes 9 Yes Yes
Android webview Chrome for Android Edge Mobile Firefox for Android Opera for Android iOS Safari Samsung Internet
Basic support ? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

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