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onabort Event

❮ Event Object

Example

Execute a JavaScript when the loading of a video is aborted:

<video onabort="myFunction()">


Definition and Usage

The onabort event occurs when the loading of an audio/video is aborted.

This event occurs when the media data download has been aborted, and not because of an error.

Tip: Related events that occurs when there is some kind of disturbance to the media loading process, are:


Browser Support

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

Event
onabort Yes 9.0 Yes Yes Yes

Note: The onabort event is not supported in Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7.



Syntax

In HTML:

<element onabort="myScript">

In JavaScript:

object.onabort = function(){myScript};

In JavaScript, using the addEventListener() method:

object.addEventListener("abort", myScript);

Note: The addEventListener() method is not supported in Internet Explorer 8 and earlier versions.


Technical Details

Bubbles: No
Cancelable: No
Event type: Event
Supported HTML tags: <audio> and <video>
DOM Version: Level 3 Events

❮ Event Object