LINK.rel (Property)

The relationship between the current element and the remote document.


DOM level - 1
JavaScript - 1.5
JScript - 3.0
Internet Explorer - 4.0
Netscape - 6.0
Property/method value type:String primitive
JavaScript syntax:-myLINK.rel
HTML syntax:<LINK REL="...">

This is sometimes called a forward link. Although the HREF="..." HTML tag attribute is normally the only means used to identify a target document, the browser is permitted to use the REL="..." HTML tag attribute to decide whether to use the HREF value or how it should be used.

The following HTML version 4.0 standard link types are permitted in this property:

MSIE adds these as well:

When used or tested within a script, any comparisons should be case-insensitive.

See also:Anchor.rel, Url.rel