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Aleem Mohamed
Aleem Mohamed
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Unknown Anchor Attribute


The following is a snippet that Guil uses for anchor elements in his HTML...

<a link href="#">Link 1</a>

What does that "link" attribute do? I can't for the life of me remember if that was covered. I've looked at W3Schools but their anchor reference page doesn't list an attribute "link". Even my IDE (WebMatrix) says "unknown attribute 'link'". Can someone enlighten me?

2 Answers

Actually, I don't think that's proper use and it does't validate as HTML5 since the link element is only allowed in the head element. I'm thinking it might also require the rel attribute. Some attributes of this element are not supported in HTML5.