target attribute

 

Overview

the links above demonstrate the various target attribute values. what I have discovered so far is (for HTML5):

what target attribute on a element does with no frame
IEFFChromeSafariOpera
_blank new window new tab new tab new windownew tab
_new new window new tab new tab new windownew tab
_parent current tabcurrent tab current tabcurrent tabcurrent tab
_self current tabcurrent tab current tabcurrent tabcurrent tab
_top current tabcurrent tab current tabcurrent tabcurrent tab
references
valid browsing contexts in draft spec, available from w3c draft and from w3c official but unreleased spec
note that this does not include _new, though it works in the browsers.