Style animationTimingFunction Property

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Changing the animationTimingFunction property of a <div> element:

document.getElementById("myDIV").style.animationTimingFunction = "linear";
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Definition and Usage

The animationTimingFunction specifies the speed curve of the animation.

The speed curve defines the TIME an animation uses to change from one set of CSS styles to another.

The speed curve is used to make the changes smoothly.

Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the property.

Numbers followed by Moz specify the first version that worked with a prefix.

animationTimingFunction 43.0 Not supported 16.0
5.0 Moz
Not supported 30.0


Return the animationTimingFunction property:

Set the animationTimingFunction property:"linear|ease|ease-in|ease-out|cubic-bezier(n,n,n,n)|initial|inherit"

Property Values

Value Description
linear The animation has the same speed from start to end
ease Default value. The animation has a slow start, then fast, before it ends slowly
ease-in The animation has a slow start
ease-out The animation has a slow end
ease-in-out The animation has both a slow start and a slow end
cubic-bezier(n,n,n,n) Define your own values in the cubic-bezier function
Possible values are numeric values from 0 to 1
initial Sets this property to its default value. Read about initial
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element. Read about inherit

Technical Details

Default Value: ease
Return Value: A String, representing the animation-timing-function property of an element
CSS Version CSS3

Related Pages

CSS reference: animation-timing-function property

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