Using the Track HTML5 Tag to Specify Text Tracks

Using the Track HTML5 Tag to Specify Text Tracks

Thetag specifies text tracks for media elements (

Other attributes that can be included in the track tag:

  • kind: represents the kind of text track: caption, chapter, subtitle, description
  • label: represents the title of the text track
  • src: is a obligatory attribute and has the role of specifying the URL of the track file
  • srclang: this attribute identifies the language of the subtitles contained in that file
<track> tag

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