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"></applet>

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 the 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 −

Attribute Value Description
align URL Deprecated − Defines the text alignment around the applet
alt URL Alternate text to be displayed in case browser does not support applet
archive URL Applet path when it is stored in a Java Archive ie. jar file
code URL A URL that points to the class of the applet
codebase URL Indicates the base URL of the applet if the code attribute is relative
height pixels Height to display the applet
hspace pixels Deprecated − Defines the left and right spacing around the applet
name name Defines a unique name for the applet
object name Specifies the resource that contains a serialized representation of the applet's state.
title test Additional information to be displayed in tool tip of the mouse
vspace pixels Deprecated − Amount of white space to be inserted above and below the object.
width pixels Width to display the applet.

Event Attributes

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

Browser Support

Chrome Firefox IE Opera Safari Android
No Yes Yes No Yes No