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HTML5 Quick Markup Reference by Wallace Jackson

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© Wallace Jackson 2016

Wallace Jackson, HTML5 Quick Markup Reference, 10.1007/978-1-4302-6536-8_4

4. HTML5 Referencing: Using External Links and Favicons

Wallace Jackson

(1)Lompoc, California, USA

Let’s continue by taking a look at the <link> tag. This important tag is used to connect external files, documents, and resources such as HTML5 icons, or favicons (these are used in the browser tabs), to your HTML5 documents and applications. This tag is also found at the HEAD document definition and configuration level, just like the tags covered in the previous chapters.

In this chapter, I also go over the markup (coding) format and syntax for HTML5 document-level <link> tags, including all of the various parameters. We’ll look at how to define your external ...

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