How to fix: Attribute rel not allowed on element span at this point.

Most Likely Cause and Fix

Your markup contains a <span> element with a rel attribute in the form <span rel="value" />.

Attribute rel is not allowed on element <span>.

You should remove this attribute for your markup to be valid or consider using HTML5 custom data attributes.

What This Error Means

There is a defined set of attributes for each HTML element. You may choose to omit some but you cannot choose to add further attributes beyond those defined.

<img src="http://example.com/image.png" alt="Desc" />

This error is saying that in the context of <span rel="value" />, the attribute rel is not allowed.

How To Fix It

In general

The specific error message you encountered will refer to a line and column number. This will guide you to the exact point in your markup to which the error relates.

Your markup contains a <span> element with a rel attribute in the form <rel span="value" />.

Attribute rel is not allowed on element <span>.

Use

<span … />

instead of

<span rel="value" … />

or consider using a HTML5 custom data attribute

<span data-rel="value" … />

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