HTML content attribute


The purpose of the HTML content attribute is to specify the related information for a given meta key.

Supported elements

HTML content attribute supports meta element.


<meta content="value">..............</meta>

Type of value

Character Data.


A piece of text.

Default value

There is no default value.

Supported doctypes

HTML 4.01 strict, HTML 4.01 transitional, HTML 4.01 frameset.

Example of HTML content attribute with meta

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1"/>
<meta name="description" content="content attribute example"/>
<meta name="keywords" content="HTML,Tutorial,content attribute,meta"/>
<title>Example of HTML content attribute with meta </title>
<p>This is an example of content attribute.</p>


html content attribute with meta

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Example of HTML content attribute with meta

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