HTML applet Tag

HTML applet Tag

The applet tag is used to embed Java applets in HTML. The applet tag was deprecated in HTML 4.01 and is not used in HTML5. In HTML5 embed tag and object tag is used instead of applet tag.

Syntax of applet Tag

The Syntax of applet tag is shown below. It has both starting and ending tag.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<body>
<applet code="HelloWorld" width="350" height="350">
Java applet file named HelloWorld which contains the applet.
</applet>
</body>
</html>

Code Attribute in applet Tag

The code attribute in applet tag is used to link a Java applet to the HTML document or page. It specifies the file name of the Java applet. As you have seen HelloWorld in above example. The code attribute is the most vital attribute in applet tag.

Object Attribute in applet Tag

The object attribute in applet tag specifies a reference to a serialized representation of an applet.

Other Attributes used in applet Tag

Most common attributes used in applet tag are:

align attribute in applet Tag

align is used to set the alignment of applet element with reference to other elements.

alt attribute in applet Tag

alt attribute is used for alternative text.

width attribute in applet Tag

width is used to set the width of applet tag.

height attribute in applet Tag

height is used to set the height of applet tag.

name attribute in applet Tag

name is used to set the name of applet tag.

Browser Support for applet Tag

Some browsers doesn't support applet tag and some need external plugin for it to work. It is not supported in HTML5 so it's not a problem anymore. Use embed or object tag instead.

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