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onpause Event

❮ Event Object

Example

Execute a JavaScript when a video has been paused:

<video onpause="myFunction()">
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Definition and Usage

The onpause event occurs when the audio/video is paused either by the user or programmatically.

Tip: The onplay event occurs when the audio/video has started to play.


Browser Support

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

Event
onpause Yes 9.0 Yes Yes Yes


Syntax

In HTML:

<element onpause="myScript">
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In JavaScript:

object.onpause = function(){myScript};
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In JavaScript, using the addEventListener() method:

object.addEventListener("pause", myScript);
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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

More Examples

Example

Execute a JavaScript when an audio has been paused:

<audio onpause="myFunction()">
Try it Yourself »

❮ Event Object