JAB_Creations - 11:26 pm on Apr 25, 2011 (gmt 0)
It's called the canonical link element. 99.9999% of the time people talk about tags they are referring to the element, not the tag. A tag is the opening or closing text of an element. Ultimately the only proper time to refer to a tag is if one is inquiring if an element is self-closing, e.g. should you use the closing tag for the element or not.