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HTML defer Attribute

HTML defer Attribute



The defer attribute is a boolean attribute. When present, it specifies that the script is executed when the page has finished parsing.


Three ways for external js file executions are:-


  • if async is present then the script is executed asynchronously with the rest of the page.
  • if async is absent and defer is present then the script will execute after the page has finished parsing.
  • If both are absent then the script is fetched and executed immediately.


Used With:-


Element Attribute
script defer




Its syntax is:- < element defer >

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