HTML <param> (Object Parameter) Tag

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Deprecated: HTML5 Not Supported.


<object data="video.mp4">
  <param name="videplay" value="true">


The<param> element specifies a parameter to be passed to an embedded object that is specified with the <object> element.

This element should occur only within the scope of one of these elements.

Version: HTML 3.2, 4, 4.01, 5

Standard Syntax

HTML: <param name="text" value="text">

XHTML: <param name="text" value="text" />

Browser Support



Attribute Value Description
name text Deprecated. Specifies the name of a parameter.
value text Deprecated. Specifies the value of the parameter.
type - Deprecated. Only used if the valuetype is set to ref. Specifies the MIME type of values found at the URI specified by value.
valuetype data
Deprecated. Specifies the type of the value attribute.

Global Attributes

The <param> element also supports the Global Attributes in HTML.

Event Attributes

The <param> element also supports the Event Attributes in HTML.

By Default CSS Value(s)

Most of the browsers will display the <param> element with the following by default value(s)

param {
  display: none;

Related Tags:

<audio>, <embed>, <iframe>, <img>, <map>, <object>, <picture>, <portal>, <source>, <track> and <video>
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