HTMLAnchorElement.rel

The HTMLAnchorElement.rel property reflects the rel attribute. It is a DOMString containing a space-separated list of link types indicating the relationship between the resource represented by the <a> element and the current document.

Syntax

var relstr = anchorElt.rel;
anchorElt.rel = relstr;

Example

var anchors = document.getElementsByTagName("a");
var length = anchors.length;
for (var i = 0; i < length; i++) {
  alert("Rel: " + anchors[i].rel);
}

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'rel' in that specification.
Living Standard No change from Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 HTML Specification
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 HTML Specification
The definition of 'rel' in that specification.
Obsolete No change from Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification
The definition of 'rel' in that specification.
Obsolete Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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See also