by Sai gowtham

How to create a Download Link in HTML

In this tutorial, we are going to learn about how to create a download link for images, files in html.

We can create a download link in html by adding a download attribute to the anchor <a> tag.

Here is an example, which downloads the following twitter image when a user clicks on the hyperlink.

<a href="/img/twitter.png" download>Download image</a>

Similary, you can create a download link for (pdf) files.

<a href="/files/my-tax.pdf" download>Download Tax Data</a>

Adding new filenames

We can also add new filename to the downloaded file by adding a value to the download attribute.

Example:

<a href="/img/fb.png" download="facebook">Download image</a>

Now, our new downloaded filename will be facebook.png instead of fb.png.

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