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HTML <applet> tag

Applet is deprecated in favor of Object


<applet> - </applet>

Definition and Usage

The APPLET element, supported by all Java-enabled browsers, allows designers to embed a Java applet in an HTML document. It has been deprecated in favor of the OBJECT element.

Required Attributes

Attribute Value Description
height pixels Defines the height of the applet
width pixels Defines the width of the applet

Optional Attributes

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

Standard Attributes

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

For a full description, go to Standard Attributes.

Event Attributes

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

For a full description, go to Event Attributes.


<APPLET code="Quotes.class" width="500" height="500">
Java applet that displays stock prices.
Rewritten Code
<OBJECT codetype="application/java"
        width="500" height="500">
Java applet that displays stock prices.



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