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The HTML DOM Embed src Property is used to set or return the value of the src attribute in an embed element. This attribute specifies the address of the external file to embed.


  • Return the src property:
  • Set the src property:
    embedObject.src = URL

Property Values:

  • URL: Specify the URL of the external file to embed.
    Possible Value:

    • Absolute URL: points to another web site
    • relative URL: points to a file within a web site.

    Return Value: A String which is represent the URL of the embedded file. Returns the entire URL with the protocol.


    <!DOCTYPE html>
        <title>HTML DOM Embed src Property</title>
            <h1 style="color:green">
            <embed id="embedID" 
            <button onclick="GFGfun()">
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            <p id="pid"></p>
                function GFGfun() {
                    var idsrc = document.getElementById("embedID").src;
                    document.getElementById("pid").innerHTML = idsrc;



    Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by HTML DOM Embed src Property are listed below:

    • Google Chrome 1 and above
    • Edge 12 and above
    • Internet Explorer 6 and above
    • Firefox 1 and above
    • Apple Safari 4 and above
    • Opera 12.1 and above

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    Last Updated : 21 Jul, 2022
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