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HTML <script> charset Attribute

❮ HTML <script> tag


An external JavaScript with an UTF-8 character set:

<script src="myscripts.js" charset="UTF-8"></script>
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Definition and Usage

The charset attribute specifies the character encoding used in an external script file.

The charset attribute is used when the character encoding in an external script file differs from the encoding in the HTML document.

Browser Support

charset Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Tips and Notes

Note: The charset attribute is only for external scripts (can only be used if the src attribute is present).


<script charset="charset">

Attribute Values

Value Description
charset Specifies the character encoding of an external script file.

❮ HTML <script> tag