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HTML <source> srcset Attribute

❮ HTML <source> tag

Example

A <picture> element with two source files, and a fallback image:

<picture>
  <source media="(min-width:650px)" srcset="img_pink_flowers.jpg">
  <source media="(min-width:465px)" srcset="img_white_flower.jpg">
  <img src="img_orange_flowers.jpg" alt="Flowers" style="width:auto;">
</picture>
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Definition and Usage

The srcset attribute specifies the URL of the image to use in different situations.

This attribute is required when <source> is used in <picture>.


Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the attribute.

Attribute
srcset 38.0 13.0  38.0 9.1 25.0

Syntax

<source srcset="URL">

Attribute Values

Value Description
URL Specifies the URL of the image.

Possible values:

  • An absolute URL - points to another web site (like href="http://www.example.com/flower.jpg")
  • A relative URL - points to a file within a web site (like href="flower.jpg")

❮ HTML <source> tag