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- Choosing and applying a character encoding
- Changing to UTF-8
- Declaring the character encoding for HTML
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">
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.
- Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification, Section 2.5.5
- HTML 4.01 Specification, Section 7.4.4
Related pages (MSDN)
Defining Document Compatibility
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