Play a video:
The <video> tag is supported in Internet Explorer 9+, Firefox, Opera, Chrome, and Safari.
Note: Internet Explorer 8 and earlier versions, do not support the <video> tag.
The <video> tag specifies video, such as a movie clip or other video streams.
Currently, there are 3 supported video formats for the <video> element: MP4, WebM, and Ogg:
|Internet Explorer 9+||YES||NO||NO|
The <video> tag is new in HTML5.
Tip: Any text between the <video> and </video> tags will be displayed in browsers that do not support the <video> element.
New : New in HTML5.
|autoplayNew||autoplay||Specifies that the video will start playing as soon as it is ready|
|controlsNew||controls||Specifies that video controls should be displayed (such as a play/pause button etc).|
|heightNew||pixels||Sets the height of the video player|
|loopNew||loop||Specifies that the video will start over again, every time it is finished|
|mutedNew||muted||Specifies that the audio output of the video should be muted|
|posterNew||URL||Specifies an image to be shown while the video is downloading, or until the user hits the play button|
|Specifies if and how the author thinks the video should be loaded when the page loads|
|srcNew||URL||Specifies the URL of the video file|
|widthNew||pixels||Sets the width of the video player|
The <video> tag also supports the Global Attributes in HTML.
The <video> tag also supports the Event Attributes in HTML.
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