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HTMLLinkElement: rel property

The HTMLLinkElement.rel property reflects the rel attribute. It is a string containing a space-separated list of link types indicating the relationship between the resource represented by the <link> element and the current document.

The most common use of this attribute is to specify a link to an external style sheet: the property is set to stylesheet, and the href attribute is set to the URL of an external style sheet to format the page.


A string.


const links = document.getElementsByTagName("link");
for (const link of links) {


Browser compatibility

Desktop Mobile
Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari WebView Android Chrome Android Firefox for Android Opera Android Safari on IOS Samsung Internet
rel 1 12 1 5.5 ≤12.1 1 4.4 18 4 ≤12.1 1 1.0

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