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HTML | <link> rel Attribute

  • Last Updated : 14 Apr, 2021

The HTML rel attribute is used to specify the relationship between the current and the linked document. It is used only when href attribute present.
Syntax: 
 

<link rel="value">

Attribute Values 
 

  • alternate: It specifies the alternative link of the document(i.e. print page, translated or mirror).
  • author: It define author of the link
  • dns-prefetch: It Specifies that the browser should preemptively perform DNS resolution for the target resource’s origin
  • help: It specifies a link to a help document. Example: <link rel=”help” href=”/help/”>
  • icon: It specifies import icon in a given document
  • license: It specifies a link to copyright information for the document
  • next: It provide the link of next document in series
  • pingback: It specifies the address of the pingback serve
  • preconnect: It specifies the target should be preemptively to the origin resource
  • prefetch: It specifies that the target document should be cached.
  • preload: It specifies that the browser must preemptively fetch and cache
  • prerender: It specifies that the browser should load
  • prev: It specifies the previous document in a selection
  • search: It specifies the search tool for the document.
  • stylesheet: It Imports a style sheet

Example of HTML link rel Attribute 
 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <link rel="stylesheet"
        type="text/css"
        href="index_screen.css">
 
    <link rel="stylesheet"
        type="text/css"
        href="index_print.css">
</head>
 
<body>
    <center>
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
         
        target="_blank">
    Click here
    </a>
    </center>
</body>
 
</html>                   

Output: 
 



Supported Browsers:The browsers supported by HTML rel Attribute are listed below 
 

  • Google Chrome 4.0
  • Firefox 4.0
  • Apple Safari 4.0
  • Opera 10.5
  • Internet Explorer/Edge

 

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