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HTML <param> tag

The HTML <param> element defines parameters for an <object> element.


Browser compatibility

The <param> element is fully supported by all browsers:

Element
<param> yes yes yes yes yes



Attributes

The following table shows the attributes that are specific to the <param> tag:

Attribute Value Description
name text Specifies a unique name for the parameter
type MIME-type Not supported in HTML5.
Specifies the media type of the parameter
value text Specifies the value of the parameter
valuetype data
ref
object
Not supported in HTML5.
Specifies the type of the value

Global Attributes

The <param> tag supports the global attributes described in HTML Global Attributes Reference

Event Attributes

The <param> tag supports the event attributes described in HTML Events Reference

Last updated: Friday 28 Sep, 2018