CSS @charset Rule

The @charset rule specifies the style sheet's character encoding. The @charset rule must be the first element in the style sheet, and if more than one @charset rule is defined, only the first one is used. It cannot be used in the <style> element where the HTML page's character set is important.


Property Values

Value Description
charset This parameter specifies the character encoding to be used.

Supported Browsers

Element Chrome Firefox Safari Edge / IE Opera
@charset 2.0 1.5 4.0 12.0 9.0