HTML <object> data Attribute

HTML object Tag Reference HTML <object> tag

Example

How to use the <object> element to embed a Flash file:

<object width="400" height="400" data="helloworld.swf"></object>

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Definition and Usage

The data attribute specifies the URL of the resource to be used by the object.


Browser Support

Attribute
data Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

NONE.


Syntax

<object data="URL">

Attribute Values

Value Description
URL Specifies the URL of the resource to be used by the object.

Possible values:

  • An absolute URL - points to data on another web site (like href="http://www.example.com/helloworld.swg")
  • A relative URL - points to data within a web site (like href="helloworld.swg")

HTML object Tag Reference HTML <object> tag

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