HTML <link> tag is used to link external resources inside web page.
The link tag must used inside HTML <head> tag.
Note: The <link> tag mostly supported in all major web browsers.
<title>HTML link Tag with Example</title>
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="style.css">
<p>This is the example of html link tag with some styles</p>
Here, “style.css” file contains style for p tag as below.
This is the example of html link tag with some styles
Tag Specific Attributes Support
Following are few link tag attributes that are supported by <link> tag.
|href||url||Represents the source location for the linked document|
|Represents the media or device target resource for the linked document|
|Represents the relationship (in between the linked document and the current web page)|
|type||type||Represents the type of the linked document|
Standard Attributes Support
HTML <link> tag supports mostly all HTML Attributes. Following are some most common attributes that are used by <link> tag. You can get more details about available HTML Attributes here.
|class||user_defined||Represents a style for an element which is used in CSS style sheet|
|id||user_defined||Represents unique id for an element|
|style||css_properties||Represents an inline style for an element for e.g style=”color:red;text-decoration:underline;”|
|title||user_defined||Represents a tooltip information for an elements like img, a, abbr etc|
Event Attributes Support
The “script” is invoked when a certain “event” occurs. Each event handler content attribute deals with a different event. HTML <link> tag supports mostly all HTML Event Attributes. Following are some most common event attributes that are used by <link> tag. You can get more details about available HTML Event Attributes here.
|onclick||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse click on the specified element|
|ondblclick||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse double-click on the specified element|
|onkeydown||script||Event Fires immediately when user is pressing a down key from keyboard|
|onkeypress||script||Event Fires immediately when user presses a key from keyboard|
|onkeyup||script||Event Fires immediately when user releases a key from keyboard|
|onmousedown||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse pointer gets down from an element|
|onmousemove||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse pointer moves over an element|
|onmouseout||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse pointer gets out from an element|
|onmouseover||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse pointer moves over an element|
|onmouseup||script||Event Fires immediately when a mouse pointer is released over an element|