Altering HTML Text

Jim Ault jimaultwins at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 24 11:49:31 EST 2010


The <base> tag specifies a default address or a default target for all  
links on a page.

The <base> tag goes inside the head element.

The <base> tag is supported in all major browsers.
Differences Between HTML and XHTML
In HTML the <base> tag has no end tag

In XHTML the <base> tag must be properly closed.

<head>
<base href="http://www.w3schools.com/images/" />
<base target="_blank" />
</head>

<body>
<img src="stickman.gif" />
<a href="http://www.w3schools.com">W3Schools</a>
</body>


More info at http://www.w3schools.com/TAGS/tag_base.asp

Jim
On Feb 24, 2010, at 8:35 AM, Andre Garzia wrote:

> Bob,
>
> I never heard of that tag.... wow... thanks, this would solve so many
> problems for me.
>
>
> On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 1:26 PM, Bob Sneidar <bobs at twft.com> wrote:
>
>> Dave,
>>
>> Try inserting a line with the base tag before everything else:
>>
>> <base href="url to your relative referenced images" />
>>
>> This will cause the references to be relative to the base you define.
>>
>> Bob

Jim Ault
Las Vegas






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