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HTML | <script> type Attribute

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The HTML <script> type Attribute is used to specify the MIME type of script and identify the content of the Tag. It has a Default value which is “text/javascript”.


<script type="media_type">

Attribute Values: It contains a single value i.e media_type which specifies the MIME type of script.
Common “media_type” values are: 

  • text/javascript (this is default)
  • text/ecmascript
  • application/ecmascript
  • application/javascript

Example: This example illustrates the use of type attribute in <script> element. 


<!DOCTYPE html>
        HTML script type Attribute
<body style="text-align:center; ">
    <h1 style="color:green;">
        HTML script type Attribute
    <script id="myGeeks" type="text/javascript">
        document.write("Hello from GeeksforGeeks");


Supported Browsers: The browser supported by HTML <script> type Attribute are listed below: 

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Mozilla  Firefox
  • Safari
  • Opera


Last Updated : 21 Dec, 2020
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