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How to specify URL of resource to be used by the object in HTML5 ?

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In this article, we will cover how to specify the URL of the resource to be used by the object in HTML5. It can be used on pages where content from an external source is required.

It can be done by setting the data attribute to the specified URL in the <object> tag.


<object data="URL">

Possible Values 

  • absolute URL: It points to another website.
  • relative URL: It points to a file within a website.

Example: In this example, we will see the use of <object> tag.


<!DOCTYPE html>
    <h4 style="color: green;">
    <p>Object with an URL of the image:</p>
    <object data=


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Last Updated : 02 Jun, 2023
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