HTML type Attribute

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The type attribute specifies the media type in the form of a MIME type.

Standard Syntax

<element type="mediaType">

Browser Support


Applies to:

The type attribute can be used on the following element:

Element Attribute
<a> type
<area> type
<button> type
<embed> type
<input> type
<link> type
<object> type
<ol> type
<script> type
<source> type
<style> type

Attribute Values

Value Description
mediaType Specifies the Internet media type of the embedded content. IANA Media Types

More Examples

<area> Tag Example

<img src="img/desk.jpg" usemap="#image-map">

<map name="image-map">
    <area type="image/png" target="_blank" alt="Computer" title="Computer" href="img/computer.png" coords="365,99,905,783" shape="rect">
    <area type="image/png" target="_blank" alt="Cup" title="Cup" href="img/cup.png" coords="1047,672,97" shape="circle">
    <area type="image/png" target="_blank" alt="Mobile" title="Mobile" href="img/mobile.png" coords="960,385,1040,541" shape="rect">
    <area type="image/png" target="_blank" alt="Book" title="Book" href="img/book.png" coords="175,426,96,527,20,664,232,755,298,628,364,505" shape="poly">

<button> Tag Example

<form action="action.html" method="get">
	<label for="fname">First name:</label>
	<input type="text" id="fname" name="fname"><br><br>
	<label for="lname">Last name:</label>
	<input type="text" id="lname" name="lname"><br><br>
	<button type="submit">Submit</button>
	<button type="reset">Submit to another link</button>

<embed> Tag Example

<h1>embed video</h1>
<embed type="video/webm" src="demo/video.mp4" width="300" height="150"><br><br>

<h1>embed image</h1>
<embed type="image/jpeg" src="demo/image.jpg" width="300" height="150">

<input> Tag Example

<form action="action.php">
	<label for="fname">First name:</label>
	<input type="text" id="fname" name="fname"><br>
	<label for="lname">Last name:</label>
	<input type="text" id="lname" name="lname"><br>
	<input type="submit" value="Submit">

<link> Tag Example

	<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="demo/demo.css">

<object> Tag Example

<object data="demo/image.jpg" type="image/jpg" width="300" height="150"></object>

<ol> Tag Example

<ol type="i">

<script> Tag Example

<script type="application/javascript">
	document.write("Hello World!");

<source> Tag Example

<audio controls>
	<source src="demo/demo.mp3" type="audio/mpeg">
	<source src="demo/demo.ogg" type="audio/ogg">
	Your browser does not support the audio tag.

<style> Tag Example

<style type="text/css">
body {background: tomato;}
h1 {color: white;}
p {font-family: monospace;}
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