HTML <video> title Attribute

The title attribute on a <video> tag adds a tooltip with title text to the video player. Hovering the mouse over the video player will display the tooltip.

Example

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A title attribute on a <video> element.
Hover over the video to see the tooltip.

<video title="Video of Bucky Bunny" width="320" height="240" controls>
  <source src="/media/movie.mp4" type="video/mp4">
  <source src="/media/movie.ogg" type="video/ogg">
</video>

Code explanation

The title attribute is applied to the <video> opening tag.

The value can be any string.

Hover the cursor over the video element and after a second a tooltip appears.


Using title

The title attributes attaches additional information to the <video> element.

Its value can be seen as tooltip when hovering over the video control.


Syntax

<video title="value">

Values

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Value Description
value A string value. A title can span multiple lines by including newline or carriage-return characters:  &#10;  or  &#013;.

Browser support

Here is when title support started for each browser:

Chrome
4.0 Jan 2010
Firefox
3.5 Jun 2009
IE/Edge
9.0 Sep 2012
Opera
10.5 Mar 2010
Safari
4.0 Jun 2009

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