The <xsl:import> element is a top-level element that serves to import the contents of one stylesheet into another stylesheet. Generally speaking, the contents of the imported stylesheet have a lower import precedence than that of the importing stylesheet. This is in contrast to <xsl:include> where the contents of the included stylesheet have exactly the same precedence as the contents of the including stylesheet.


<xsl:import href=URI  />

Required Attributes

Specifies the URI of the stylesheet to import.

Optional Attributes



Top-level, must appear before any other child of <xsl:stylesheet> or <xsl:transform> in the importing stylesheet.



XSLT, section 2.6.2.

Gecko support

Mostly supported with a few issues with top level variables and parameters as of Mozilla 1.0.

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