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Summary

Conveys hidden information about the document to the server and the client.


Overview Table

DOM Interface HTMLMetaElement

Internationalization topics related to the meta element:


Compatibility

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Desktop

FeaturesChromeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support
?
Yes
1.0
Yes
?
Yes
?
Yes
?
Yes

Mobile

FeaturesAndroidFirefox MobileIE MobileOpera MobileSafari Mobile
Basic support
?
Yes
1.0
Yes
?
Yes
?
Yes
?
Yes

Examples

This example disables theming support for the document.

<META HTTP-EQUIV="MSTHEMECOMPATIBLE" CONTENT="no">

Notes

Remarks

The META element also embeds document information that some search engines use to index and categorize documents on the World Wide Web. This element can be used only within the HEAD element. Windows Internet Explorer 8 or later. The behavior of the setAttribute method depends on the current document compatibility mode. For more information, see Attribute Differences in Internet Explorer 8

Standards information


HTML information

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See also

Related pages (MSDN)

  • Reference
  • content
  • httpEquiv
  • 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]