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Aleem MohamedCourses Plus Student 7,011 Points
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?
Dustin Matlock33,856 Points
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.