HTML param Tag

HTML <param>Tag: The HTML<param> tag specifies parameters for plugins embedded with an <object> element. HTML param tag supports both the global and the event attributes.

HTML <param>Tag

The type and valuetype attributes are not supported in HTML5. This HTML param tag supports all global and event attributes.

Syntax: <param>


name: It is used to specify the name of the parameter.
value: It is used to specify the value of the parameter.
type: It is used to specify the media type.
valuetype: It is used to specify the type of value.

Browser compatibility

The HTML<param>tag is supported by different types of browsers.

  • Chrome-38.0
  • Firefox-38.0
  • Opera-25.0
  • Safari-9.1
  • Internet Explorer-13.0

Attributes that are supported by the <param> tag

Attribute Value Description
name name Specifies the name of a parameter
type media_type Specifies the media type of a parameter
value value Specifies the value of the parameter
value type data
Specifies the type of the value