<script type="">

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Attribute of
<script> HTML Tag
What does <script type=""> do?
Specifies the media type of the script.

Browser Heads-Up

The type attribute of <script> specifies the relevant scripting language. It should be used instead of the language attribute, which is deprecated.

Acceptable Values

Specify the script using the applicable IANA media type, a forward slash, and then the subtype. If you don’t specify a type, the browser will assume it is text/javascript in HTML 5.

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