HTML scheme attribute


The purpose of the HTML scheme attribute is to specify a scheme which can be used to represent the value of the content attribute of the associated meta element.

Supported elements

HTML scheme attribute supports meta element.


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

Type of value.

Character data.


A scheme, for example, ISBN.

Default value

There is no default value of HTML scheme attribute.

Supported doctypes

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

Example of HTML scheme attribute with meta element

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
<title>Example of HTML scheme attribute with  meta element</title>
<meta scheme="ISBN" content="81-265-0521-4">
<p>An example of using HTML scheme attribute.</p>

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