HTML Style tag

Example

Use of the style element in an HTML document:
<html>
<head>
<style type="text/css">
h1 {color:red}
p {color:blue}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<h1>Header 1</h1>
<p>A paragraph.</p>
</body>
</html>


Definition and Usage

The <style> tag is used to define style information for an HTML document.
In the style element you specify how HTML elements should render in a browser.
The required type attribute defines the content of the style element. The only possible value is "text/css".
The style element always goes inside the head section.

Browser Support

The <style> tag is supported in all major browsers.

Differences Between HTML and XHTML

NONE

Required Attributes

DTD indicates in which DTD the attribute is allowed. S=Strict, T=Transitional, and F=Frameset.

Attribute Value Description DTD
type text/css Specifies the MIME type of the style sheet STF

Optional Attributes

Attribute Value Description DTD
media screen
tty
tv
projection
handheld
print
braille
aural
all
Specifies styles for different media types STF

Standard Attributes

title, dir, lang, xml:space
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