<APPLET ...>

Usage Recommendation
Use it, but don't rely on it.

  • CODE: the applet to run
  • CODEBASE: path to the applet class
  • WIDTH: width of the applet
  • HEIGHT: height of the applet
  • ALIGN: alignment of applet to surrounding text
  • VSPACE: vertical space between applet and surrounding text
  • HSPACE: horizontal space between applet and surrounding text
  • BORDER: empty space surrounding the applet
  • NAME: name of applet for reference by other applets
  • ARCHIVE: a compressed collection of applet components
  • MAYSCRIPT: If Java can use JavaScript

<APPLET ...> puts an applet in your page. In its simplest use, <APPLET ...> requires the use of CODE (to tell what applet file to load), WIDTH (to tell how wide the applet should be), and HEIGHT (to tell how tall the applet should be).

This Code Makes This
<APPLET CODE="MyApplet.class" WIDTH=100 HEIGHT=100>
<P>Hi there<P>

Hi there

The contents of <APPLET ...> is either the <PARAM ...> tag, or information which is ignored by browsers which understand <APPLET ...>. This method of ignoring the contents allows you to put in text for browsers which don't understand <APPLET ...>.

<APPLET CODE="..."> >