XLink Namespace Declaration


This is not an attribute, but the namespace pseudo-attribute. The value provides a prefix to use for the XLink linking attributes. All namespace prefixes must be associated with a URL, and the prefix “xlink” has been set to the URL to the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) XLink Recommendation.

Attribute Values

In Elements

<abbrev> Abbreviation or Acronym
<article> Article
<bio> Biography
<chem-struct> Chemical Structure (Display)
<citation> Citation
<collab> Collaborative (Group) Author
<contrib> Contributor
<email> Email Address
<ext-link> External Link
<graphic> Graphic
<inline-graphic> Graphic, Inline
<inline-supplementary-material> Inline Supplementary Material
<institution> Institution Name: in an Address
<named-content> Named Special (Subject) Content
<product> Product Information
<related-article> Related Article Information
<self-uri> URI for This Same Article Online
<supplementary-material> Supplementary Material
<uri> Uniform Resource Indicator (URI)
Value Meaning
http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink The prefix “xlink” has been set to this URL, the URL of the W3C XLink Recommendation.
Restriction: This attribute value may not be changed.