HTML Video Tag

HTML 5 supports <video> tag also. The HTML video tag is used for streaming video files such as a movie clip, song clip on the web page.

Currently, there are three video formats supported for HTML video tag:

HTML Video Tag Example

    <head>Page Title</head>
        <video controls>  
            <source src="video/angel-falls.mp4" type="video/mp4">  
            Your browser does not support the html video tag.  

Attributes of HTML Video Tag

Attribute Description
controls It defines the video controls which is displayed with play/pause buttons.
height It is used to set the height of the video player.
width It is used to set the width of the video player.
poster It specifies the image which is displayed on the screen when the video is not played.
autoplay It specifies that the video will start playing as soon as it is ready.
loop It specifies that the video file will start over again, every time when it is completed.
muted It is used to mute the video output.
preload It specifies the author view to upload video file when the page loads.
src It specifies the source URL of the video file.