HTML 4 style Tag

Also see HTML5 <style> Tag.

This page contains information about the HTML 4 version of this element. For a more up to date version, see HTML5 <style> Tag.

The HTML <style> tag is used for declaring style sheets within the head of your HTML document.

Each HTML document can contain multiple <style> tags. Each tag must be located between the <head> tags.



Attributes specific to this tag:
nameDefines the name of the parameter.
typeSpecifies the style sheet language as a content-type (MIME type).
mediaSpecifies the device the document will be displayed on. Possible values:
  • all
  • braille
  • print
  • projection
  • screen
  • speech
Other Attributes:
dirSpecifies the direction of the text
langLanguage code
titleSpecifies a title to associate with the element. Many browsers will display this when the cursor hovers over the element (similar to a "tool tip").

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HTML5 Tags

The information on this page is based on HTML version 4.01. Most modern browsers now support HTML5, which is the next version of HTML after HTML 4.01.

See HTML5 <style> Tag for the HTML5 version of the above element.

Also see this list of HTML 5 tags for the latest version of HTML.