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Relationship Value Explanation
Example(s)
Specification
help
The link references a help
document for the current
document or site.
<link href="help.html"
rel="help">
HTML 4, 5
icon
A reference to an icon
to represent the current
resource as potentially
for some bookmarking or
saving routine.
<link href="pint.png"
rel="icon">
HTML5
index
The link references a page
that provides an index for
the current document.
<link href="docindex.html"
rel="index" />
HTML 4, 5
last
A reference to the last
document in a collection.
<link href="page10.html"
rel="last">
HTML5
license
A reference to the legal or
copyright information for
the current document's
content. Similar to the
copyright value.
<link href="/legal.html"
rel="license">
HTML5
The link references the next
document to visit in a linear
collection of documents. It
can be used, for example,
to “prefetch” the next
page, and is supported in
some browsers such as the
older MSN TV browser and
Mozilla-based browsers like
Firefox.
HTML 4, 5
next
<link href="page2.html"
rel="next">
pingback
Provides the URL to “ping”
when the document is
loaded.
<link href="http://
htmlref.com/watcher.php"
rel="pingback">
HTML5
(would
require
browser
support)
Indication to the user
agent about object(s) to be
preloaded during user idle
time.
HTML5
(some
browsers
supported
previously)
prefetch
<link href="bigimage.png"
rel="prefetch">
T ABLE 3-22 Possible rel Values (continued)
 
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