CSS Selector Level 3 » Target pseudo-class

This pseudo-class is called target pseudo-class and represents an element which matches against the fragment identifier of the URI. For example, an URI is pointing to an anchor named partHelp like here:
https://example.com/test.html#partHelp the element with the ID partHelp will be selected by this selector.

# Syntax

:target {
    /* declarations */

# Example

:target {
    outline: red dotted;

The element with the fragment identifier of the URI will have a red dotted outline border around itself.

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# Browser support

Platform Chrome Firefox Safari Edge Internet Explorer Opera
Desktop Yes (2) Yes (1) Yes (1.3) Yes (12) Yes (9) Yes (9.5)

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