Object type Property - Javascript DOM HTML Element

Javascript examples for DOM HTML Element:Object


The type property sets or gets the type attribute of an <object> element.

The type attribute sets the MIME type of the object.

Set the type property with the following Values

Value Description
media_type Sets the Internet media type of the embedded content.

Return Value

A String, representing the Internet media type of the embedded content

The following code shows how to get the media type of the object:

Demo Code

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<!DOCTYPE html>

<object id="myObject" width="250" height="200" data="helloworld.swf" type="application/vnd.adobe.flash-movie"></object>

<button onclick="myFunction()">Test</button>

<p id="demo"></p>

function myFunction() {/*from w  ww. j av a 2 s. c om*/
    var x = document.getElementById("myObject").type;
    document.getElementById("demo").innerHTML = x;


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