Idocs Guide to HTML

Attribute for <EMBED ...>

If the browser doesn't have the necessary software to run the plugin indicated in the <EMBED ...> tag, PLUGINSPAGE indicates the URL where the browser can get the software. It's a good idea to include this attribute for any plugin you use that isn't for the most common media types (MIDI, AVI, WAV).

For example, suppose we use a plugin which has the media type "whack/slack". (There isn't really any such type, this is just an example.) We could use the following <EMBED ...> tag to indicate the URL of where to get the plugin software.

this code produces this
    HEIGHT=170 WIDTH=150

If the browser has not already prompted you to retrieve the plugin software, and if you have the type of browser which supports plugins, try clicking on the plugin space above.

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