HTML | <source> type Attribute

The HTML <source> type attribute is used to specify the MIME type of the media resource.

Syntax:

<source type="media_type">

Attribute Values: It contains single value MIME_type which specifies the MIME_type of the media resource. Few MIME types are video/ogg, videomp4, audio/ogg etc.



Example 1: This example illustrates the use of <source> type attribute with the audio file.

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<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
  
<head
    <title>
        HTML source type Attribute
    </title>
</head
  
<body style="text-align:center;"
      
    <h1 style="color:green;">
        GeeksforGeeks
    </h1
      
    <h3>HTML Source type Attribute</h3
      
    <audio controls> 
        <source src=
            type="audio/mpeg"
    </audio
</body
  
</html>                                            

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Example 2: This example illustrates the <source > type attribute with the video file.

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<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
  
<head
    <title>
        HTML source type Attribute
    </title>
</head
  
<body style="text-align:center;"
      
    <h1 style="color:green;">
        GeeksforGeeks
    </h1>  
      
    <video width="420" height="240" controls>
        <source src=
            type="video/mp4"
    </video
</body
  
</html>                                                           

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Output:

    Supported Browsers: The browser supported by HTML <source> type attribute are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 4.0
  • Internet Explore 9.0
  • Mozila Firefox 3.5
  • Safari 4.0
  • Opera 10.5


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