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 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.height
Is a DOMString reflecting the height HTML attribute, containing the displayed height of the resource.
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
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLEmbedElement' in that specification.
Living Standard 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

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support Yes
Notes
Full support Yes
Notes
Notes Starting with Chrome 58, this interface can no longer be called as a function.
Edge Full support YesFirefox Full support 1IE Full support YesOpera Full support Yes
Notes
Full support Yes
Notes
Notes Starting with Opera 45, this interface can no longer be called as a function.
Safari Full support YesWebView Android Full support Yes
Notes
Full support Yes
Notes
Notes Starting with Chrome 58, this interface can no longer be called as a function.
Chrome Android Full support Yes
Notes
Full support Yes
Notes
Notes Starting with Chrome 58, this interface can no longer be called as a function.
Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 4Opera Android Full support Yes
Notes
Full support Yes
Notes
Notes Starting with Opera 45, this interface can no longer be called as a function.
Safari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?

Legend

Full support  
Full support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
See implementation notes.
See implementation notes.

See also

  • The HTML element implementing this interface: <embed>

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