HTML DOM Link Object

Link Object

The Link object represents an HTML <link> element.

Access a Link Object

You can access a <link> element by using getElementById():


var x = document.getElementById("myLink");
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Create a Link Object

You can create a <link> element by using the document.createElement() method:


var x = document.createElement("LINK");
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Link Object Properties

= Property added in HTML5.

Property Description
charset Not supported in HTML5.
Sets or returns the character encoding of the linked document
crossOrigin Sets or returns the the CORS settings of the linked document
disabled Sets or returns whether the linked document is disabled, or not
href Sets or returns the URL of the linked document
hreflang Sets or returns the language code of the linked document
media Sets or returns the media type for the link element
rel Sets or returns the relationship between the current document and the linked document
rev Not supported in HTML5.
Sets or returns the reverse relationship from the linked document to the current document
sizes Returns the value of the sizes attribute of the linked resource
type Sets or returns the content type of the linked document

Standard Properties and Events

The Link object also supports the standard properties and events.

Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <link> tag