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HTML <style> type Attribute

HTML style Tag Reference HTML <style> tag

Example

Use the type attribute to specify the media type of the <style> tag :

<style type="text/css">
h1 {color:red;}
p {color:blue;}

</style>

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Definition and Usage

The type attribute specifies the Internet media type (formerly known as MIME type) of the <style> tag.

The type attribute identifies the content between the <style> and </style> tags.

The value "text/css" indicates that the content is CSS.


Browser Support

Attribute
type Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

In HTML5, the type attribute is no longer required for CSS. The default value is "text/css".


Syntax

<style type="media_type">

Attribute Values

Value Description
media_type The Internet media type of the style sheet. For now, the only supported value is "text/css". Look at IANA Media Types for a complete list of standard media types

HTML style Tag Reference HTML <style> tag