Javascript – Open URL in same window and in same tab


I want to open a link in the same window and in the same tab that contains the page with the link.

When I try to open a link by using, then it opens in new tab—not in the same tab in the same window.

Best Solution

You need to use the name attribute:"","_self")

Edit: Url should be prepended with protocol. Without it tries to open relative url. Tested in Chrome 59, Firefox 54 and IE 11.