how to disable anchor tag using css

This article gives some basic knowledge about how disable anchor tag using css.

Example2:
Html code
<a class='disabled'>Sample</a>
Css code
.disabled {
    pointer-events: none;
    cursor: default;
}
If above code doesn't work in IE browser. You can use below Code.
Css code
.disabled {
    pointer-events: none;
    cursor: default;
    display: inline-block;
}