<object> ... </object>
A generic element used for embedding media (such as an image,
applet, movie, audio, or even another HTML file) on a web page. The
attributes required for the
element vary with the type of content it is placing. The
object element may contain content that will
be rendered if the object cannot be embedded. The
object element may also contain a number of
param elements that pass important
information to the object when it displays or plays. Not all objects
require additional parameters. The
param elements work together to allow authors
to specify three types of information:
object element began as a
proprietary element in Internet Explorer to support ActiveX and later
Java applets. Browser support for the
object element does not live up to the W3C’s
object as an all-purpose
object placer; for example, it is not currently possible to reliably
place images with the
dataattribute. The syntax depends on the object type. Not supported by Gecko browsers.
base). By default,
codebaseis the base URL of the current document.
classidattribute or if the server does not deliver the correct MIME type when downloading the object.
nameattribute, this facility is similar to a forward declaration in a more conventional programming language, letting you defer the download until the object actually gets used.
formelement on the page.
<param name="URL" value="movies/europe.wmv">
<param name="autoStart" value="false">
<param name="UIMode" value="full">
You do not have Windows Media Player installed.
Get it here. </object>
This embedded media can not be displayed in this application.