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    Document.currentScript

     

    Returns the <script> element whose script is currently being processed.

    Syntax

    var curScriptElement = document.currentScript;
    

    Example

    This example checks to see if the script is being executed asynchronously:

    if (document.currentScript.async) {
      console.log("Executing asynchronously");
    } else {
      console.log("Executing synchronously");
    }

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    Notes

    It's important to note that this will not reference the <script> element if the code in the script is being called as a callback or event handler; it will only reference the element while it's initially being processed.

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support 29 4.0 (2.0) Not supported (as of IE11) 16

    Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support 4.4 (Yes) (Yes) ? ? iOS 8

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    Last updated by: teoli,
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