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 Living Standard No change from HTML5.
HTML5 Candidate Recommendation The following properties are now obsolete: type, and valueType.
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 HTML Specification Recommendation No change from Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification.
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 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>.

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