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HTML Rel Attribute

Reference on the HTML Rel Attribute, and an explanation of how its used.

Edited: 2012-03-10 00:00

The rel attribute is primely used by search engines. The attribute accepts a space separated list of values.

A very common use is the nofollow value, which sort of tells search engines, that the link should not be trusted.

Rel Example

<a href="" rel="nofollow">External Link</a>