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httpEquiv



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Internationalization topics related to the http-equiv attribute:

Examples

This example causes the browser to reload the document every two seconds.

<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="2">

This example sets the character set for the document.

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type"
      content="text/html; charset=utf-8">

This example disables theme support for the document.

<meta http-equiv="msthemecompatible" content="no">

This example tells Internet Explorer to display a webpage in IE9 mode, if possible.

<meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=9">

Notes

Remarks

If the property is omitted, the name property should be used to identify the meta-information. The httpEquiv property is not case-sensitive. Developers using the httpEquiv and content attributes to refresh documents from alternate URLs should treat the value of content as untrusted data. For more information, please see Security Considerations: Dynamic HTML.

As of Windows Internet Explorer 8, the httpEquiv attribute also supports a value of x-ua-compatible, which allows developers to specify the document compatibility mode that Windows Internet Explorer should use to display a webpage. To do this, set the content attribute to a String value containing a comma-delimited list of one or more of the following values.

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Syntax

Standards information

Compatibility

Desktop

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
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Mobile

Feature Android BlackBerry Chrome for mobile Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Opera Mini Safari Mobile
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See also

Related pages (MSDN)

  • Reference
  • content
  • meta
  • Conceptual
  • Defining Document Compatibility

Attribution

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Portions of this content come from the Microsoft Developer Network: [Windows Internet Explorer API reference Article]