Tag Description:


<LINK> Document Link

Definition: <LINK> indicates a relationship between the document and another object. A document can contain any number of <LINK> elements.



Implies that the anchor serves as the beginning of a hypertext link. The link's destination is designated by the HREF attribute's value as expressed in the notation of the URI (Universal Resource Identifier).

METHODS No information currently available on this attribute.


REL is used to indicate the relationship that the HREF attribute has with the specified linked object. Although "Path" and "Node" are reserved for future use with guided tours or hypertext paths, the set of relationship names is not included in this specification. You can also use REL to support a search for links that serve particular relationships.


REV indicates a reverse relationship, meaning that a link from document X to Y with REV=relation has the identical relationship as a link from Y to X with REL=relation. REV=made can be used to identify a link to the author's homepage or the author's e-mail address. REV=ToC can be used in anchors for table of contents, and will allow software to insert page numbers when printing hypertext documents.


TITLE can be used for object types that don't have titles, such as plain text, Gopher menus, and graphics. It's important to remember that it is solely informational and only describes the object that is specified with the HREF attribute.

Context: <LINK> is legal within


The following markup can be used within <LINK>: None

Suggested style/usage: Close Tag: OPTIONAL


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