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 This is an obsolete API and is no longer guaranteed to work.
Is a DOMString containing the type of the parameter when valueType has the "ref" value. It reflects the type attribute.
HTMLParamElement.valueType This is an obsolete API and is no longer guaranteed to work.
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
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLParamElement' in that specification.
Living Standard
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.
Obsolete No change from Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification.
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification
The definition of 'HTMLParamElement' in that specification.
Obsolete Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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See also

  • The HTML element implementing this interface: <param>.