embed (HTML element)

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<embed alt="string" height=" { number | percentage } " hidden=" { true | false } " pluginspage="uri" src="uri" type="MIME type" width="number">


The embed element is a nonstandard but well-supported element that is used to embed multimedia content, including media types that might not normally be natively supported by the browser (it can also be used for embedding media that are supported, for example images in .jpg, .gif, or .png format).

For more information, visit http://reference.sitepoint.com/html/embed/.

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