attribute
A property of an element defined as a name-value pair. For example, in the following line, the attribute defines a Universal Resource Identifier (URI) that links to a web page:
<a href="http://www.actuate.com">
Related terms
element, property, uniform resource identifier (URI), web page
Contrast with
Extensible Markup Language (XML)

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