- Attribute of
- How To Use To Add CSS Style Rules To HTML Documents
- What does
- Identifies the type of media contained within a <style> element. However, the only supported value is text/css, so the attribute is not needed.
<style type="text/css"> /* insert CSS rules here */ </style>
type attribute applied to the
style tag has only one acceptable value:
text/css. In theory, other types of styling could also be used between
style tags–thus the need for a
type attribute. However, in practice, the only type of styling supported by modern browsers at this time (and for the foreseeable future) is CSS. So this attribute is not necessary. Sure, you can add it if you like, but it's not needed and doesn't provide any useful information to a user's browser.