HTML <embed> class Attribute

The class attribute on an <embed> tag assigns one or more classnames to the embedded resource element. Classes are used to style elements. Classnames are defined in a stylesheet or in a local <style> element.

Example

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A class attribute styling an <embed> element.

<style>
  .embed-border {padding:20px;border:3px solid #888;border-radius:50px;}
</style>

<embed class="embed-border" 
       src="/img/html/vangogh-bedroom.jpg">

Using class

The class attribute assigns one or more classnames to the <embed> tag.

Multiple classnames are separated by a space.

Classes (i.e. classnames) are used for styling the embed element.

JavaScript uses classes to access one or more elements by classname.

Tip:  class is a global attribute that can be applied to any HTML element.


Syntax

<embed class="classnames">

Values

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Value Description
classnames One or more space-separated class names.

More Examples

A class attribute styling an <embed> element.
Clicking the button toggles a classname that changes the border color.



<style>
  .embed-border { padding:20px;border:3px solid #888;border-radius:50px;}
  .border-orangered { border-color: orangered; }
</style>

<embed id="myembed"
       class="embed-border"
       src="/img/html/vangogh-bedroom.jpg">

<br/><br/>
<button onclick="toggle();">Toggle class</button>

<script>
  let toggle = () => {
    let element = document.getElementById("myembed");
    element.classList.toggle("border-orangered");
  }
</script>

Code explanation

Two CSS classes are defined in the <style> element.

The class attribute in the <embed> tag assigns one classname.

Repeatedly clicking the button toggles the second class, changing the border color of the element.


Browser support

Here is when class support started for each browser:

Chrome
1.0 Sep 2008
Firefox
1.0 Sep 2002
IE/Edge
1.0 Aug 1995
Opera
1.0 Jan 2006
Safari
1.0 Jan 2003

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