HTML5 <embed> Tag


<embed src="helloworld.swf" />

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Definition and Usage

The <embed> tag defines embedded content, such as a plug-in.

Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

The <embed> tag is new in HTML5


New : New in HTML5.

Attribute Value Description
heightNew pixels Specifies the height of the embedded content
srcNew url Specifies the URL of the embedded content
typeNew type Specifies the MIME type of the embedded content
widthNew pixels Specifies the width of the embedded content

Standard Attributes

The <embed> tag also supports the Standard Attributes in HTML5.

Event Attributes

The <embed> tag also supports the Event Attributes in HTML5.