HTML 4 param Tag

Also see HTML5 <param> Tag.

This page contains information about the HTML 4 version of this element. For a more up to date version, see HTML5 <param> Tag.

The HTML param tag is used for passing parameters to an embedded object.

This tag is used in conjuction with the <object> tag to embed an object within an HTML document.



Attributes specific to this tag:
nameDefines the name of the parameter.
valueSpecifies the value of the parameter.
valuetypeSpecifies the type of value. Possible values:
  • data (default)
  • ref - the value is a URI of a resource
  • object - the value is an object within the same document
typeSpecifies content type of the resource specified by the value attribute, but only where valuetype is set to "ref".
Other Attributes:
idDocument wide identifier

HTML5 Tags

The information on this page is based on HTML version 4.01. Most modern browsers now support HTML5, which is the next version of HTML after HTML 4.01.

See HTML5 <param> Tag for the HTML5 version of the above element.

Also see this list of HTML 5 tags for the latest version of HTML.