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    Summary

    The HTML <embed> Element represents an integration point for an external application or interactive content (in other words, a plug-in).

    Note: This topic documents only the element that is defined as part of HTML5. It does not address earlier, non-standardized implementation of the element.

    • Content categories Flow content, phrasing content, embedded content, interactive content, palpable content.
    • Permitted content None; this is a void element.
    • Tag omission Must have a start tag, and must not have an end tag.
    • Permitted parent elements Any element that accepts embedded content.
    • DOM interface HTMLEmbedElement

    Attributes

    This element includes the global attributes.

    height
    The displayed height of the resource, in CSS pixels.
    src
    The URL of the resource being embedded.
    type
    The MIME type to use to select the plug-in to instantiate.
    width
    The displayed width of the resource, in CSS pixels.

    Examples

    <embed type="video/quicktime" src="movie.mov" width="640" height="480">
    

    Specifications

    Specification Status Comment
    WHATWG HTML Living Standard Living Standard  
    HTML5 Candidate Recommendation  

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support (Yes) 1.0 (1.7 or earlier) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

    See also

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    Document Tags and Contributors

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    Last updated by: Sheppy,