How do I use a .js attachment on a page?

I've been writing custom javascript code in {html}<script></script>{html} tags on the page or another and including it, I've made User Macros and all that has worked fine but I don't want to continue that route. Instead I want to upload my .js files as attachments and include them, the best way I see is

{html}&lt;script src="/download/attachments/123/file.js" type="text/javascript"&gt;&lt;/script&gt;{html}

That seemed too easy and apparently was, Chrome is throwing an error when trying to load it:

Refused to execute script from 'http://confluence/download/attachments/4426187/HotFixCreation.js' because its MIME type ('application/x-upload-data') is not executable, and strict MIME type checking is enabled.

Any ideas how I can use my .js attachments?

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Davin Studer Community Champion Aug 15, 2014

Have you tried editing the mime type in the attachment properties?

I never clicked on properties before, it worked like a charm.

I never clicked on the properties before, worked like a charm.

Not sure why it's not blocked but I can load it from JavaScript:

{html} &lt;script type="text/javascript"&gt; $.getScript('/download/attachments/123/file.js'); &lt;/script&gt; {html}

$.getScript is to include the file content in the body of the page. It's to work around the cache... it solve the shituation, but it's not a best practice.

Yes, Davin,  edit the content type of the js file to "application/javascript" is a best solution!

To change the content type of an attachment, please visit the view page attachment (viewpageattachments.action) and click in Properties of the js file.

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