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Language: XHTML
Expertise: Beginner
May 11, 2000

XHTML and Javascript

Question:
Can Javascript code be used in XHTML Web pages?

Answer:

Sure. The only real difference between XHTML and HTML is the consideration for ampersands and less than symbols. Thus, the following JavaScript code could be valid in HTML, but is not valid in XHTML:


However, you can work around this in XHTML through the use of either the CDATA section or by replacing dangerous characters such as "<" and "&" with "&lt;" and "&amp;".


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