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    SitePoint Enthusiast adear11's Avatar
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    using <link> tag with javascript

    I am working on a site with multiple pages using some of the same javascript functions. Is there a way that I can use the <Link> tag to use an external file. I know this should be possible, but I don't know how to go about linking the file and then using the funcitions. Can someone please tell me how to do this?


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    He's No Good To Me Dead silver trophybronze trophy stymiee's Avatar
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    You woun't use the <link> tag but the <script> tag like this:

    <script type="text/javascript" src="/pathtofile/javascript.js"></script>

    This goes in the <head> of your pages. Be sure to save your javascript functions in a separate file and give it a .js file extension so your server sends them to the browser correctly. Just call the functions within that javascript file as you would normally do, just be sure this line of code comes before you call those functions. You must use the closing </script> tag or it won't work. Also, don't put anything between the opening and closing tag.


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