Link to an external style sheet:
When used for style sheets, the <link> tag is supported in all major browsers. No real support for anything else.
The <link> tag defines the relationship between a document and an external resource.
The <link> tag is most used to link to style sheets.
Note: The <link> element is an empty element, it contains attributes only.
Note: This element goes only in the head section, but it can appear any number of times.
Some HTML 4.01 attributes are not supported in HTML5.
The "sizes" attribute is new in HTML5.
In HTML the <link> tag has no end tag.
In XHTML the <link> tag must be properly closed.
New : New in HTML5.
|charset||char_encoding||Not supported in HTML5. Specifies the character encoding of the linked document|
|href||URL||Specifies the location of the linked document|
|hreflang||language_code||Specifies the language of the text in the linked document|
|media||media_query||Specifies on what device the linked document will be displayed|
|Required. Specifies the relationship between the current document and the linked document|
|rev||reversed relationship||Not supported in HTML5. Specifies the relationship between the linked document and the current document|
|Specifies the size of the linked resource. Only for rel="icon"|
|Not supported in HTML5. Specifies where the linked document is to be loaded|
|type||MIME_type||Specifies the MIME type of the linked document|
The <link> tag also supports the Global Attributes in HTML.
The <link> tag also supports the Event Attributes in HTML.
HTML tutorial: HTML Styles
HTML DOM reference: Link object
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