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2.2.17 [HTML] Section 12.3, Document relationships: the LINK element

C0016:

The specification states:

Although LINK has no content, it conveys relationship information that may be 
rendered by user agents in a variety of ways (e.g., a tool-bar with a drop-down 
menu of links).

All Document Modes (All Versions)

Only LINK elements that have the following rel attribute and type attribute values are surfaced:

  • LINK elements of rel="alternate" and type="application/atom+xml" produce ATOM feed detection.

  • LINK elements of rel="alternate" and type="application/rss+xml" produce RSS feed detection.

  • LINK elements of rel="shortcut icon" produce a favorites icon display.

All Document Modes (Internet Explorer 8)

Only LINK elements that have the following rel attribute and type attribute values are surfaced:

  • LINK elements of rel="search" and type="application/opensearchdescription+xml" produce search provider discovery.

  • LINK elements of rel="Stylesheet" with an additional rel="alternate stylesheet" produce an alternate style sheet selection in the Page menu.

  • LINK elements of rel="default-slice" and type="application/x-hatom" set the default Web Slice.

All Document Modes (Internet Explorer 9)

Only LINK elements that have the following rel attribute and type attribute values are surfaced:

  • LINK elements of rel="Stylesheet" with an additional rel="alternate stylesheet" produce an alternate style sheet selection in the Page menu.

  • LINK elements of rel="default-slice" and type="application/x-hatom" set the default Web Slice.

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