HTML | <video> src Attribute

The HTML <video> src Attribute is used to specify the URL of the video file. This attribute uses Ogg file on Firefox, Opera and Chrome browsers and MPEG4 file on Internet Explorer and Safari browsers. This attribute is new in HTML5.

Syntax:

<video src="URL">

Attribute Values: It contains a single value URL which specifies the link of source video. There are two types of URL link which are listed below:



  • Absolute URL: It points to another webpage.
  • Relative URL: It points to other files of the same web page.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>HTML video srcsrc Attribute</title>
</head>
  
<body>
    <center>
        <h1 style="color:green;">GeeksforGeeks</h1>
  
        <h3>HTML video src Attribute</h3>
  
        <video width="400" height="200" controls src=
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        </video>
    </center>
</body>
  
</html>

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Note: Always specify the width and the height of the video else web page will be confused that how much space that video will be required due to that reason web page become slow down.

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by HTML <video> src Attribute are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 4.0
  • Internet Explorer 9.0
  • Firefox 3.5
  • Safari 4.0
  • Opera 10.5


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