Web Browser Support For The HTML noscript Element As A CSS Type Selector And As A Classed Element: Tests And Results

Last reviewed/updated: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 16 Jun 2016 | Status: Active
Web browser support: Internet Explorer 10+, Edge 12+, Firefox 6+, Chrome 30+, Opera 17+

1. Introduction

The HTML noscript element content is displayed in the web browser when the web browser does not support JavaScript or has JavaScript support disabled. Applying CSS styles to this content is often desired. Support for the HTML noscript element as a CSS type selector and as a classed element differs cross-browser.

1.1. CSS Type Selector

A CSS type selector is an HTML element specified as the selector in a CSS style rule. CSS type selectors allow CSS styles to be applied to content based on the HTML element type.

1.1.1. Web Browser Support For The HTML noscript Element As A CSS Type Selector

Web Browser Support For The HTML noscript Element As A CSS Type Selector
IE Support ED Support (1) FF Support SF Support CH Support (2) OP Support
- - FF1.5+ SF3.1+ CH5+ OP15+
(1) Apparently it is not possible to disable JavaScript on ED13. Therefore, ED13 not tested.
(2) Apparently it is not possible to disable JavaScript on CH4-. Therefore, CH4- not tested.

1.2. Classed Element

A classed element is an HTML element with the class="class-name" attribute. Classed elements allow CSS styles to be applied to content based on the value of class-name.

1.2.1. Web Browser Support For The HTML noscript Element As A Classed Element

Web Browser Support For The HTML noscript Element As A Classed Element
IE Support ED Support (1) FF Support SF Support CH Support (2) OP Support
IE6+ ED12 FF1.5+ SF3.1+ CH5+ OP15+
(1) Apparently it is not possible to disable JavaScript on ED13. Therefore, ED13 not tested.
(2) Apparently it is not possible to disable JavaScript on CH4-. Therefore, CH4- not tested.

1.3. Abbreviations

  • IE = Internet Explorer.
  • ED = Edge = EdgeHTML rendering engine (ED12+) and/or Edge browser (ED20+).
  • FF = Firefox.
  • SF = Safari.
  • CH = Chrome.
  • OP = Opera.

2. Web Browser Support For The HTML noscript Element As A CSS Type Selector: Tests And Results


3. Web Browser Support For The HTML noscript Element As A Classed Element: Tests And Results


4. Resources And Additional Information