HTML poster Attribute

HTML poster Attribute: This attribute defines an image to be shown while the video is downloading or until the user hits the play button. If this is not included, the first frame of the video will be used instead.

HTML poster Attribute

This attribute can be applied to the <video> element.

Syntax: <video poster=”URL”>



Browser Support

This attribute is supported by the following browsers:

  • Chrome-4.0
  • Internet Explorer-9.0
  • Firefox-3.5
  • Safari-4.0
  • Opera-10.5