HTML <object> tag represents an embedded multimedia object.
The object tag is generally use to embed multimedia object like applets, audio, flash, video etc and also you can link an external/internal web pages or documents in your web page.
Note: The <object> tag is mostly supported in all major web browsers.
You can see the complete List of HTML Elements here.
Tag Specific Attributes Support
Following are object tag attributes that are supported by <object> tag.
|Represents an align for an embedded multimedia object|
|border||pixel||Represents border for an embedded multimedia object|
|data||url||Represents the url to embed multimedia object|
|height||pixel||Represents the height of the embedded multimedia object|
|name||object_name||Represents name for an embedded multimedia object|
|type||object_type||Represents the type for an embedded multimedia object like audio, video etc.|
|usemap||map_name||Represents the name of the client-side image map that is used for an embedded multimedia object|
|width||pixel||Represents the width of the embedded multimedia object|
Standard Attributes Support
HTML <object> tag supports mostly all HTML Attributes. Following are some most common attributes that are used by <object> tag. You can get more details about available HTML Attributes here.
|class||user_defined||Represents a style for an element which is used in CSS style sheet|
|id||user_defined||Represents unique id for an element|
|style||css_properties||Represents an inline style for an element for e.g style=”color:red;text-decoration:underline;”|
|title||user_defined||Represents a tooltip information for an elements like img, a, abbr etc|
Event Attributes Support
The “script” is invoked when a certain “event” occurs. Each event handler content attribute deals with a different event. HTML <object> tag supports mostly all HTML Event Attributes. Following are some most common event attributes that are used by <object> tag. You can get more details about available HTML Event Attributes here.
|onclick||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse click on the specified element|
|ondblclick||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse double-click on the specified element|
|onkeydown||script||Event Fires immediately when user is pressing a down key from keyboard|
|onkeypress||script||Event Fires immediately when user presses a key from keyboard|
|onkeyup||script||Event Fires immediately when user releases a key from keyboard|
|onmousedown||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse pointer gets down from an element|
|onmousemove||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse pointer moves over an element|
|onmouseout||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse pointer gets out from an element|
|onmouseover||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse pointer moves over an element|
|onmouseup||script||Event Fires immediately when a mouse pointer is released over an element|