HTML rel="bookmark"

A rel="bookmark" attribute value specifies that the linked page is a permalink which can be used for bookmarking the nearest <article> or <section> on the page.

Example

#

A rel="bookmark" on an <a> tag.
This link represents a permalink to the article above it.

The time in Arles, France became one of Van Gogh's more prolific periods: he completed 200 paintings and more than 100 drawings and watercolors. He was enchanted by the local countryside and light; his works from this period are rich in yellow, ultramarine, and mauve.
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<article>
   The time in Arles, France became one of Van Gogh's more 
   prolific periods: he completed 200 paintings and 
   more than 100 drawings and watercolors. He was 
   enchanted by the local countryside and light; 
   his works from this period are rich in yellow, 
   ultramarine, and mauve.<br />

   Permalink: <a rel="bookmark" href="/html/rel/bookmark" 
                 target="_blank">Van Gogh #</a>
</article>

Using rel="bookmark"

The rel attribute defines the relationship between the current page and the linked page or resource.

The rel="bookmark" value specifies the permalink (permanent URL) used for bookmarking.

The link bookmarks the nearest ancestor <article> or <section>

A title value can be added to provide a title to the bookmark link.


Syntax

<tagname rel="bookmark" />

Elements that accept rel="bookmark"

These elements accept the bookmark value on the rel attribute.

Elements Description
<a> Specifies an anchor link -- see example above
<area> Creates clickable areas inside an image map.

Browser support

Here is when rel support started for each browser:

Chrome
6.0 Sep 2010
Firefox
4.0 Mar 2011
IE/Edge
12.0 Jul 2015
Opera
11.1 Mar 2011
Safari
5.0 Jun 2010

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