There are plenty of opinions about organizing markup, but the W3C is the predominant authority in such matters. When referring to the proper position of script tags, the latest W3C content is a bit vague.

Where does the tag go?

Welcome to another article on Building Better Web Pages. This article series comprehensively covers building an HTML document: easily learned, but rarely perfected.

Today’s article covers the HTML <head> tag . Many of its elements remain a mystery to novice and intermediate designers. The expert designer, though, will learn to harness the power of his or her <head> tag. When implemented properly, pages will be more accessible, load faster, and become more successful on search engines.