Title of the Link

Describes the function of a link’s remote resource in human-readable fashion


This attribute’s value, i.e., “the link title”, may be displayed at the point in an online article where the link occurs. A user could read the title and determine whether to follow the link.

Attribute Values

In Elements

<abbrev>, <award-group>, <bio>, <chem-struct>, <collab>, <conference>, <contrib>, <custom-meta>, <element-citation>, <email>, <ext-link>, <funding-source>, <graphic>, <inline-graphic>, <inline-supplementary-material>, <institution>, <license>, <media>, <mixed-citation>, <named-content>, <nlm-citation>, <product>, <related-article>, <self-uri>, <supplementary-material>, <uri>
Value Meaning
Text, numbers, or special characters A descriptive, human-readable title that acts as a brief description of the link
Restriction: This attribute may be specified if the element is used.