How we built it

a[download] attribute

When used on an <a>, this attribute signifies that the resource it points to should be downloaded by the browser rather than navigating to it.

Documentation

Specification

Established standard

Status in Chromium

Enabled by default in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 14
  • Opera release 15
  • Opera for Android release 15

Consensus & Standardization

  • Shipped
  • No public signals
  • Public skepticism
  • No signals

Last updated on 2015-05-15