The HTML Attribute reference

"classid" - html Attribute

  • May be used to specify the location of an object's implementation via a URI.
  • It may be used together with, or as an alternative to the data attribute, depending on the type of object involved

Value(s): uri

Attribute "classid" example:
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"
 "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd">
<!-- some browsers need the The Document Type Declaration -->
<html >
 <head>
  <title>Object element example</title>
  <meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"/>
 </head>
 <body>
   <p>
  <!--if not IE (Firefox and other browser will use outer object -->
  <object classid="java:Clock.class"
          type="application/x-java-applet"
          archive="Clock.jar"
          height="300" width="550" >
   <!-- Some browser needs the following param -->
   <param name="code" value="Clock" />
   <param name="archive" value="Clock.jar" />
   <!-- end if-->
   <!-- MSIE (Microsoft pre. v.8 of Internet Explorer)
will use inner object -->
   <object classid="clsid:8AD9C840-044E-11D1-B3E9-00805F499D93"
 codebase="http://java.sun.com/update/
1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0-windows-i586.cab"
 height="300" width="550" >
    <param name="code" value="Clock" />
    <param name="archive" value="Clock.jar" />
    <strong>
     This browser does not have a Java Plug-in.
     <br />
<a href="http://java.sun.com/products/plugin/downloads/index.html">
      Get the latest Java Plug-in here.
     </a>
    </strong>
   </object>
   <!--end if - close inner object -->
  </object>
  <!-- end if -->
  </p>
 </body>
</html>
Used in the element(s):
Elements Description
object This element is used to include objects such as images, audio, videos, Java applets, and Flash animations.

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