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CSS | attr() Function

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  • Last Updated : 01 Aug, 2022
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The attr() function is an inbuilt function in CSS which returns the value of an attribute of the selected elements.


attr( attr_name )

Parameter: This function accepts single parameter attr_name which is used to hold the name of attribute in HTML element. It is mandatory parameter.

Return Value: This function returns the value of attribute of selected elements.

Below example illustrates the attr() function in CSS:



<!DOCTYPE html>
        <title>attr function</title>
            a:before {
                content: attr(href) " =>";
            a {
            .gfg {
            body {
        <div class = "gfg">GeeksforGeeks</div>
        <h1>The attr() Function</h1>
        <a href="">GeeksforGeeks</a>


Supported Browser:

  • Google Chrome 2.0
  • Edge 12
  • Internet Explorer 8.0
  • Firefox 1.0
  • Opera 9.0
  • Safari 3.1 
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