HTML Applet tag

Definition and Usage

The <applet> tag defines an embedded applet.

Browser Support

Note: There is still some support for this tag in major browsers, but it requires additional plug-ins/installations to work.

Differences Between HTML and XHTML

The applet element was deprecated in HTML 4.01, and is not supported in XHTML 1.0 Strict DTD.

Tips and Notes

Tip: To include applets, use the <object> tag instead!

Required Attributes

DTD indicates in which DTD the attribute is allowed. S=Strict, T=Transitional, and F=Frameset.

Attribute Value Description DTD
height pixels Defines the height of the applet TF
width pixels Defines the width of the object TF

Optional Attributes

Attribute Value Description DTD
align left
Defines the text alignment around the applet TF
alt text An alternate text to be displayed if the browser support applets but cannot run this applet TF
archive URL A URL to the applet when it is stored in a Java Archive or ZIP file TF
code URL A URL that points to the class of the applet TF
codebase URL Indicates the base URL of the applet if the code attribute is relative TF
hspace pixels Defines the horizontal spacing around the applet TF
name unique_name Defines a unique name for the applet (to use in scripts) TF
object name Defines the name of the resource that contains a serialized representation of the applet TF
title text Additional information to be displayed in tool tip TF
vspace pixels Defines the vertical spacing around the applet TF

Standard Attributes

id, class, title, style, dir, lang, xml:lang, accesskey, tabindex

Event Attributes

onclick, ondblclick, onmousedown, onmouseup, onmouseover, onmousemove, onmouseout, onkeypress, onkeydown, onkeyup
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