HTML <head> Tag
An HTML document, with a required <title> tag in the head section:
<title>Title of the document</title>
The content of the document......
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The <head> tag is supported in all major browsers.
Definition and Usage
The <head> element is a container for all the head elements.
The <head> element must include a title for the document, and can include scripts, styles, meta information, and more.
The following elements can go inside the <head> element:
- <title> (this element is required in the head section)
Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5
The profile attribute is not supported in HTML5.
|profile||URL||Not supported in HTML5. Specifies a URL to a document that contains a set of rules. The rules can be read by browsers to clearly understand the information in the <meta> tag's content attribute|
The <head> tag also supports the Global Attributes in HTML.
Try it Yourself - Examples
Use of the <base> tag in <head>
How to use the <base> tag to specify a default URL and a default target for all links on a page.
Use of the <style> tag in <head>
How to add style information to the <head> section.
Use of the <link> tag in <head>
How to use the <link> tag to link to an external style sheet.
HTML tutorial: HTML Head
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