Style transitionTimingFunction Property

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Change the speed curve of a transition effect:

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

The transitionTimingFunction property specifies the speed curve of the transition effect.

This property allows a transition effect to change speed over its duration.

Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The transitionTimingFunction property is supported in Internet Explorer 10, Firefox, Opera, and Chrome.

Safari supports an alternative, the WebkitTransitionTimingFunction property.

Note: The transitionTimingFunction property is not supported in Internet Explorer 9 and earlier versions.


Return the transitionTimingFunction property:

Set the transitionTimingFunction property: ="ease|linear|ease-in|ease-out|ease-in-out|cubic-bezier()|

Property Values

Value Description
ease Default value. Specifies a transition effect with a slow start, then fast, then end slowly (equivalent to cubic-bezier(0.25,0.1,0.25,1))
linear Specifies a transition effect with the same speed from start to end (equivalent to cubic-bezier(0,0,1,1))
ease-in Specifies a transition effect with a slow start (equivalent to cubic-bezier(0.42,0,1,1))
ease-out Specifies a transition effect with a slow end (equivalent to cubic-bezier(0,0,0.58,1))
ease-in-out Specifies a transition effect with a slow start and end (equivalent to cubic-bezier(0.42,0,0.58,1))
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 transition-timing-function property of an element
CSS Version CSS3

Related Pages

CSS reference: transition-timing-function property

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