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HTML <link> type Attribute

HTML link Tag Reference HTML <link> tag

Example

In the following example, the type attribute indicates that the linked document is an external style sheet:

<head>
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="theme.css">
</head>

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Browser Support

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The type attribute is supported in all major browsers.


Definition and Usage

The type attribute specifies the MIME type of the linked document/resource.

This attribute is only used if the href attribute is set.

A very common MIME type for <link> is "text/css", which specifies a style sheet.


Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

NONE.


Syntax

<link type="MIME_type">

Attribute Values

Value Description
MIME_type The MIME type of the linked document.
Look at IANA MIME types for a complete list of standard MIME types


HTML link Tag Reference HTML <link> tag

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