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HTMLAnchorElement: relList property

The HTMLAnchorElement.relList read-only property reflects the rel attribute. It is a live DOMTokenList containing the set of link types indicating the relationship between the resource represented by the <a> element and the current document.

The property itself is read-only, meaning you can't substitute the DOMTokenList with another one, but its contents can still be changed.


A live DOMTokenList of strings.


const anchors = document.getElementsByTagName("a");
for (const anchor of anchors) {
  const list = anchor.relList;
    `New anchor node found with ${list.length} link types in relList.`
  list.forEach((relValue) => {


Browser compatibility

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relList 65 18 30 No 52 9 65 65 30 47 9 9.0

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