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 document where the link occurs. A user could read the title and determine whether to follow the link.

With these 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>, <issue-id>, <license>, <long-desc>, <media>, <mixed-citation>, <named-content>, <nlm-citation>, <product>, <pub-id>, <related-article>, <related-object>, <self-uri>, <supplementary-material>, <uri>, <volume-id>
Value Meaning
Text, numbers, or special characters A descriptive, human-readable title that acts as a brief description of the link.
Restriction: @xlink:title is an optional attribute; there is no default.


<supplementary-material id="S1" xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink"
xlink:title="local_file" xlink:href="pbio-0020328-t002.xls"
<label>Supporting Material</label>