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HTML param tag and element

1. HTML param (object parameter) element is specified a set of values which are required by an object at the run-time.

2. param element starts with <param> tag and but the end tag is forbidden.

Syntax

<param />

Category

HTML param element is a part of HTML object, image and applet.

Whether both start and end tags are required

The start tag is required but the end tag is forbidden.

Can contain

HTML param element can not contain any other elements. It is an empty element.

Can reside within

HTML param element can reside within an object element.

Attributes

name, value, valuetype, type.

Identifiers

id.

Supported doctypes

HTML 4.01 Strict, HTML 4.01 Transitional, and HTML 4.01 Frameset.

Example of using HTML param element

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd">
<html>
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
<title>HTML param tag example</title>
</head>
<body>
<object classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" codebase="
http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#
version=7,0,19,0" width="1025" height="800" title="A demo flash movie">
<param name="movie" value="/html/object/demo.swf">
<param name="quality" value="high">
<embed src="/html/object/demo.swf" quality="high" pluginspage="http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer" 
type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="1025" height="800"></embed>
</object>
</body>
</html>

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HTML param tag example.

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