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    <param>

    Summary

    The HTML <param> Element (or HTML Parameter Element) defines parameters for <object>.

    Attributes

    This element includes the global attributes.

    name
    Name of the parameter.
    type
    Only used if the valuetype is set to "ref". Specifies the MIME type of values found at the URI specified by value.
    value
    Specifies the value of the parameter.
    valuetype
    Specifies the type of the value attribute. Possible values are:
    • data: Default value. The value is passed to the object's implementation as a string.
    • ref: The value is a URI to a resource where run-time values are stored.
    • object: An ID of another <object> in the same document.

    Examples

    Please see the <object> page for examples on <param>.

    Specifications

    Specification Status Comment
    WHATWG HTML Living Standard
    The definition of '<param>' in that specification.
    Living Standard  
    HTML5
    The definition of '<param>' in that specification.
    Candidate Recommendation  
    HTML 4.01 Specification
    The definition of '<param>' in that specification.
    Recommendation  

    Browser compatibility

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

    See also

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    Last updated by: teoli,