HTML <applet> Tag



The HTML <applet> tag specifies an applet. It is used for embedding a Java applet within an HTML document. It is not supported in HTML5.


<!DOCTYPE html>
<title>HTML applet Tag</title>
<applet code="newClass.class" width="300" height="200">

Here is the file:

import java.applet.*;
import java.awt.*;

public class newClass extends Applet
 public void paint (Graphics gh)
      g.drawString("", 300, 150);

This will produce following result:

Global Attributes

This tag supports all the global attributes described in - HTML Attribute Reference

Specific Attributes

The HTML <> tag also supports following additional attributes:

align URLDeprecated - Defines the text alignment around the applet
alt URLAlternate text to be displayed in case browser does not support applet
archive URLApplet path when it is stored in a Java Archive ie. jar file
code URLA URL that points to the class of the applet
codebase URLIndicates the base URL of the applet if the code attribute is relative
height pixelsHeight to display the applet
hspace pixelsDeprecated - Defines the left and right spacing around the applet
name nameDefines a unique name for the applet
object nameSpecifies the resource that contains a serialized representation of the applet's state.
title testAdditional information to be displayed in tool tip of the mouse
vspace pixelsDeprecated - Amount of white space to be inserted above and below the object.
width pixelsWidth to display the applet.

Event Attributes

This tag supports all the event attributes described in - HTML Events Reference

Browser Support