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Link media Property

Link Object Reference Link Object

Example

Return the media type the link element is intended for:

var x = document.getElementById("myLink").media;

The result of x will be:

screen

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Definition and Usage

The media property sets or returns the media type for the link element.

The media type is important for style information. The style might be different for computers and mobile devices.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The media property is supported in all major browsers.


Syntax

Return the media property:

linkObject.media

Set the media property:

linkObject.media=device

Property Values

Value Description
all For all devices. This is default
aural For speech synthesizers
braille For Braille tactile feedback devices
embossed For paged Braille printers
handheld For handheld devices
print For printed pages and print preview
projection For projectors or transparencies
screen For color computer screens
speech For speech synthesizers
tty For teletype devices
tv For TV-type devices

Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing a comma-separated list of media types


More Examples

Example

Change the media type:

document.getElementById("myLink").media = "all";

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Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <link> media attribute


Link Object Reference Link Object

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