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HTML Audio/Video DOM error Property

❮ HTML Audio/Video DOM Reference


Get the error state of the video:

var vid = document.getElementById("myVideo");
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Definition and Usage

The error property returns a MediaError object.

The MediaError object has a code property containing the error state of the audio/video.

Browser Support

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

error Not supported 9.0  Not supported Not supported Not supported



Return Value

Type Description
Number The code property of the MediaError Object returns a number representing the error state of the audio/video:
  • 1 = MEDIA_ERR_ABORTED - fetching process aborted by user
  • 2 = MEDIA_ERR_NETWORK - error occurred when downloading
  • 3 = MEDIA_ERR_DECODE - error occurred when decoding
  • 4 = MEDIA_ERR_SRC_NOT_SUPPORTED - audio/video not supported

❮ HTML Audio/Video DOM Reference