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onplaying Event

❮ Event Object

Example

Execute a JavaScript when a video is ready to start after having been paused:

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

The onplaying event occurs when the audio/video is playing after having been paused or stopped for buffering.


Browser Support

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

Event
onplaying Yes 9.0 Yes Yes Yes


Syntax

In HTML:

<element onplaying="myScript">
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In JavaScript:

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

object.addEventListener("playing", 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 is ready to start after having been paused:

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

❮ Event Object