Embed type Property

Embed Object Reference Embed Object

Example

Return the MIME type of the embedded content:

var x = document.getElementById("myEmbed").type;

The result of x will be:

application/x-shockwave-flash

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Definition and Usage

The height property sets or returns the value of the type attribute in an <embed> element.

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


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The type property is supported in all major browsers.


Syntax

Return the type property:

embedObject.type

Set the type property:

embedObject.type=MIME_type

Property 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.

Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing the MIME type of the embedded content

Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <embed> type attribute


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