HTML and CSS Reference
type : the content type of the embedded style information. This attribute's value must be a valid
Internet media type (also known as the content type or MIME type). It will almost always be
text/css in HTML and XHTML documents, and web browsers will assume that content type if
the attribute is omitted.
The script element encloses a series of instructions written in a scripting language, or it may link to an
external script file specified by a URL in a src attribute. These scripts—almost always written in the
fairly simple calculations to extremely complicated interactions and animated effects. The script element
requires an end tag and cannot contain any HTML; the entire contents of a script element should be
written in the particular scripting language.
VBScript, but they're rather obscure and rarely seen (VBScript is only supported by Internet Explorer).
own commands, a scripting language only passes instructions to another program to execute. In the case
facilitate communication between the browser and server, setting and reading cookies, or fetching new
data from the server without reloading the page. It's a powerful and complex language in its own right, and
detail in these pages.
manipulate the same markup and CSS you'll be seeing throughout this topic. Scripting adds a progressive
layer of behavior and interactivity on top of the underlying layers of content, structure, and presentation.