HTML object Tag

HTML object Tag defines a container for external content. The external content can be a picture, web page or a video file.

Syntax of HTML object Tag

The Syntax of HTML object Tag is shown below, It has both starting tag and ending tag.

<object>
</object>

Usage of HTML object Tag

HTML object Tag is used embed pictures, videos or web pages in the current HTML document. However it is not recommended to use this tag to embed external content.

One can use object tag to embed external content but ideally for images img tag is used, for videos video tag is good and for websites or web pages iframe tag is recommended.

Example of HTML object Tag

Simple example of HTML object Tag is given below.

<object data="car-video.mp4" width="500" height="500"></object>

In above example we have used object tag to embed video file on the web page.

data attribute is used to define the url of external content.

Browser Support for HTML object Tag

HTML object Tag is supported by all major browsers which include Chrome, Opera, Firefox, Edge, Internet Explorer and Safari.

Global Attributes Support in HTML object Tag

The HTML object Tag supports all Global Attributes.

Event Attributes Support in HTML object Tag

The HTML object Tag supports all Event Attributes.

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