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W3C Candidate Recommendation
- Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 HTML Specification, Section 1.6.5.
- HTML 4.01 Specification, Section 18.2.1.
- HTML 5 Specification, Section 4.3.
The script object has these properties.
|Property||Description||Used with inline scripts|
|src||Retrieves the URL to an external file that contains the source code or data.||No|
|type||Sets or retrieves the MIME type for the script, the default is
|charset||Sets or retrieves the script's character encoding. You can't use the type attribute with this attribute.||No|
|language||Sets or retrieves the programming language for the associated scripting engine. Depracated, use type instead.||Yes|
|defer||Sets or retrieves the whether or not the script will be loaded asynchronously and executed synchronously.||No|
|async||Sets or retrieves the whether or not the script will be loaded asynchronously and executed asynchronously.||No|
|crossorigin||Sets or retrieves the whether or not script error information will be revealed from the script(This is used only when scripts are being loaded from different origins).||No|
Features Chrome Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari Basic support async attribute defer attribute crossorigin attribute
Features Android Firefox Mobile IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Basic support async attribute defer attribute
Loading an external script.
Writing an inline script.
Code within the script block that is not contained within a function is executed immediately as the document is loaded.When the Type attribute is unset on the script object, then
async="async" didn't work in some older browser, instead
async="true" was used.
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