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HTML object Tag

HTML object Tag



The object tag defines a container for an external resource like a web page, a picture, a media player, or any application. Its original purpose was to add more functionality to the web browser i.e, behave as a plugin.


Uses of plugins:-


  • Display maps
  • Scan for viruses
  • Website Scanning
  • Ad blocking
  • File scanning
  • Run Java applets
  • Run ActiveX controls


Attribute Explanation:-


Attribute Value Description
data URL Specifies URL of resource to be used by object.
form form_id Specifies which form object belongs to.
height pixels Specifies height of object.
name name Specifies name for object.
type media_type Specifies media type of data specified in data attribute.
typemustmatch true/false Specifies whether type attribute and actual content of resource must match to be displayed.
usemap #mapname Specifies name of a client-side image map to be used with object.
width pixels Specifies width of object.




Its syntax is:- < object >

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