HTML Embed Tag


EMBED Tag

    The <embed> tag starts an appropriate browser plugin, located on the client computer. The SRC modifier is the only required modifier. This is usually done with media clips, like sounds or movies.


Syntax

<EMBED
src="url" width=xxx height=xxx align=position pluginspage="url" hidden="true/false" href="link url" target="location" autostart="true/false" loop="true/false" playcount="#reps" volume="loudness" controls="control display" controller="true/false" starttime="" endtime="">



Modifiers

SRC="URL"
The URL is the location and filename of the file.
WIDTH=number
Width, in either pixels or the percentage of the screen (ie; 80%).
HEIGHT=pixels
The actual height of the image in pixels.
ALIGN=position
The align modifier controls the horizontal location, with respect to the field the item resides in. Options can be LEFT, CENTER or RIGHT.
PLUGINSPAGE="URL"
The URL is the location of page to get the Browser plugin to install in case the client doesn't already have it.
HIDDEN
In case you need to hide the plugin. Options are TRUE or FALSE.
HREF="URL"
Allows the embedded object to act as a link to another URL.
TARGET="target-window-name"
Defines the window the link result will appear in. Options are _blank (a new blank window), _self (current link window), _parent (previous window), _top (full body of current window) or top (into a new blank window).
AUTOSTART
Indicates whether to automatically start the media clip when page is loaded. Options include TRUE or FALSE.
LOOP
Indicates whether to allow multiple plays. Options are TRUE or FALSE.
PLAYCOUNT="reps"
Controls number of repetitions to play.
VOLUME
Controls volume (user still has ultimate control. Options are 0 (silent) to 100 (loudest).
CONTROLS
Defines to control console to show the user. Options include CONSOLE, SMALLCONSOLE, PLAYBUTTON, PAUSEBUTTON, STOPBUTTON or VOLUMELEVER.
CONTROLLER
Indicates whether to show controls or not. Options are TRUE or FALSE.
STARTTIME
Usually used in conjunction with ENDTIME, indicates (with AUTOSTART) the time to start. Options are in minutes:seconds.
ENDTIME
Usually used in conjunction with STARTTIME, indicates (with AUTOSTART) the time to end. Options are in minutes:seconds.