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    HTMLParamElement

    The HTMLParamElement interface provides special properties (beyond those of the regular HTMLElement object interface it inherits) for manipulating <param> elements, representing a pair of a key and a value that acts as a parameter for an <object> element.

    Properties

    Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.

    HTMLParamElement.name
    Is a DOMString representing the name of the parameter. It reflects the name attribute.
    HTMLParamElement.value
    Is a DOMString representing the value associated to the parameter. It reflects the value attribute.
    HTMLParamElement.type
    Is a DOMString containing the type of the parameter when valueType has the "ref" value. It reflects the type attribute.
    HTMLParamElement.valueType
    Is a DOMString containing the type of the value. It reflects the valuetype attribute and has one of the values: "data", "ref", or "object".

    Methods

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

    Specifications

    Specification Status Comment
    WHATWG HTML Living Standard
    The definition of 'HTMLParamElement' in that specification.
    Living Standard No change from HTML5.
    HTML5
    The definition of 'HTMLParamElement' in that specification.
    Recommendation The following properties are now obsolete: type, and valueType.
    Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 HTML Specification
    The definition of 'HTMLParamElement' in that specification.
    Recommendation No change from Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification.
    Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification
    The definition of 'HTMLParamElement' 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: <param>.

    Document Tags and Contributors

    Contributors to this page: fscholz, teoli, kscarfone
    Last updated by: fscholz,
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