The <link> element defines a relationship to another topic or non-DITA resource. When displayed, links are typically sorted based on their attributes, which define the type or role of the link's target in relation to the current topic.
The optional container elements for link (<linkpool> and <linklist>) allow authors to define groups with common attributes or to preserve the authored sequence of links on output. Links placed in a <linkpool> might be rearranged or removed for display purposes (combined with other local or map-based links); links in a <linklist> should be displayed in the order they are defined. Refer to those elements for additional explanation.

Content models

See appendix for information about this element in OASIS document type shells.


- topic/link


  <linkpool type="concept">
    <link href="czez.dita#czez" role="next"></link>
    <link href="czunder.dita"></link>
    <link format="html" href="czover.htm#sqljsupp" role="parent">
      <linktext>Overview of the CZ</linktext>
    <link format="html" href="czesqlj.htm#sqljemb">
      <linktext>Working with CZESQLJ</linktext>
      <desc>When you work with CZESQLJ, you need to know...</desc>


The following attributes are available on this element: Universal attribute group, Link relationship attribute group, @outputclass, @keyref, The @role and @otherrole attributes, and @query (DEPRECATED).

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