The charset Attribute

The charset Attribute

//for HTML4
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html;charset=ISO-8859-1">

//for HTML5
<meta charset="UTF-8">

To display an HTML page correctly, a web browser must know the character set used in the page.

This is specified in the <meta> tag.

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