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Link types.prefetch

The prefetch keyword for the rel attribute of the <link> element is a hint to browsers that the user is likely to need the target resource for future navigations, and therefore the browser can likely improve the user experience by preemptively fetching and caching the resource.

Specifications

Browser compatibilityUpdate compatibility data on GitHub

Desktop
Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari
prefetch 8 12 2 11 15 No
Mobile
Android webview Chrome for Android Firefox for Android Opera for Android Safari on iOS Samsung Internet
prefetch 4.4 18 4 14 No 1.5

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https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/HTML/Link_types/prefetch