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HTML <embed> type Attribute

HTML embed Tag Reference HTML <embed> tag

Example

An embedded flash animation with a MIME type:

<embed src="helloworld.swf" type="application/x-shockwave-flash">

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Browser Support

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The type attribute is supported in all major browsers.


Definition and Usage

The type attribute specifies the MIME type of the embedded content.


Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

The <embed> tag is new in HTML5.


Syntax

<embed type="MIME_type">

Attribute Values

Value Description
MIME_type The MIME type of the embedded content.
Look at IANA MIME types for a complete list of standard MIME types.


HTML embed Tag Reference HTML <embed> tag

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