The <param> tag is used for passing parameters to an embedded object.

This tag is used in conjunction with the <object> tag to embed an object within an HTML document.

Example Code:
<object title="Elevator" classid="elevator.class">
  <param name="audio" value="">
  <param name="width" value="200">
  <param name="height" value="100">
Attribute Definition
name Defines the name of the parameter.
value Specifies the value of the parameter.
valuetype Specifies the type of value.
Possible values:
  • data (default)
  • ref - the value is a URI of a resource
  • object - the value is an object within the same document
type Specifies content type of the resource specified by the value attribute, but only where valuetype is set to "ref".
Global Attributes:

The <param> tag also supports the Global Attributes in HTML5

Event Attributes:

The <param> tag also supports the Event Attributes in HTML5

Last updated on 2 August 2018 By Rene Spronk

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