The <script> tag can be placed in the head or body section of a web page, and it can either include the script directly within the tag or reference an external script file using the src attribute.
Here is an example of how to include a script directly within the head section of an HTML document:
Here is an example of how to include a script directly within the body section of an HTML document:
Example in the head:
<head> <script src="path/to/script.js"></script> </head>
And in the body:
<body> <script src="path/to/script.js"></script> </body>
- Easier to debug: With external files, it’s easier to debug the code, you can use browser dev tools to set breakpoints and inspect the variables, also it’s easier to isolate the problem and find the source of the issue.
- Separation of concerns: By separating the code into different files, it makes the code more readable and maintainable, allowing different team members to focus on different parts of the codebase.
- Collaboration: It allows multiple developers to work on the same codebase and make changes to the code simultaneously without interfering with each other’s work.