Description:

The <link> tag is used for defining a link to an external document. It is placed in in the <head> section of the document.

Example Code:
<head>
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="style.css" />
</head>
Attributes:
Attribute Definition
href Specifies the location of a Web resource, thus defining a link between the current element (the source anchor) and the destination anchor defined by this attribute.
hreflang Specifies the base language of the resource designated by href and may only be used when href is specified.
type The MIMEtype of content at the link destination
rel Describes the relationship between the current document and the destination URI.
  • alternate
  • appendix
  • bookmark
  • chapter
  • contents
  • copyright
  • glossary
  • help
  • home
  • index
  • next
  • prev
  • section
  • start
  • stylesheet
  • subsection
rev Describes a reverse between the destination URI and the current document.
Possible values:
  • alternate
  • appendix
  • bookmark
  • chapter
  • contents
  • copyright
  • glossary
  • help
  • home
  • index
  • next
  • prev
  • section
  • start
  • stylesheet
  • subsection
target

Specifies the target frame to load the page into.
Possible Values:

  • _blank
  • _self
  • _top
  • _parent
media Specifies the device the document will be displayed on. Possible values:
  • all
  • braille
  • print
  • projection
  • screen
  • speech
charset Specifies the character encoding of the resource designated by the link.
Global Attributes:

The <link> tag also supports the Global Attributes in HTML5

Event Attributes:

The <link> tag also supports the Event Attributes in HTML5