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poster property

Gets or sets a URL of an image to display, for example, like a movie poster. This can be a still frame from the video, or another image if no video data is available.

HTML5 A vocabulary and associated APIs for HTML and XHTML, Section 4.8.6Internet Explorer 9




URL = object.poster


Property values

Type: string

The URL of an image file.

Standards information


The poster property requires a non-empty URL.

See also

video element
video object



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