HTMLEmbedElement

 

The HTMLEmbedElement interface, which provides special properties (beyond the regular HTMLElement interface it also has available to it by inheritance) for manipulating <embed> elements.

This topic describes the HTMLEmbedElement interface as defined in the standard. It does not address earlier, non-standardized version of the interface.

Properties

Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.

HTMLEmbedElement.align
Is a DOMString reflecting the height HTML attribute, containing the displayed height of the resource.
HTMLEmbedElement.height
Is a DOMString representing an enumerated property indicating alignment of the element's contents with respect to the surrounding context. The possible values are "left", "right", "center", and "justify".
HTMLEmbedElement.name
Is a DOMString representing the name of the embedded object.
HTMLEmbedElement.src
Is a DOMString that reflects the src HTML attribute, containing the address of the resource.
HTMLEmbedElement.type
Is a DOMString that reflects the type HTML attribute, containing the type of the resource.
HTMLEmbedElement.width
Is a DOMString that reflects the width HTML attribute, containing the displayed width of the resource.

Methods

No specific method; inherits methods from its parent, HTMLElement.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
WHATWG HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLEmbedElement' in that specification.
Living Standard No change from HTML5, but it formally adds two obsolete properties, name and align, to help with compatibility with old Web sites.
HTML5
The definition of 'HTMLEmbedElement' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support (Yes) 1.0 (1.7 or earlier) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) 1.0 (1.0) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

See also

  • The HTML element implementing this interface: <embed>

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