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Video src Property

❮ Video Object

Example

Change the URL of a video:

document.getElementById("myVideo").src = "mov_bbb.ogg";
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Definition and Usage

The src property sets or returns the value of the src attribute of a video.

The src attribute specifies the location (URL) of the video file.


Browser Support

Property
src Yes 9.0 Yes Yes Yes

Syntax

Return the src property:

videoObject.src

Set the src property:

videoObject.src = URL

Property Values

Value Description
URL Specifies the URL of the video file.

Possible values:
  • An absolute URL - points to another web site (like src="http://www.example.com/movie.ogg")
  • A relative URL - points to a file within a web site (like src="movie.ogg")


Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing the URL of the video file. Returns the entire URL, including the protocol (like http://)

More Examples

Example

Get the URL of a video:

var x = document.getElementById("myVideo").src;

The result of x will be:

https://www.w3schools.com/jsref/movie.ogg
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Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <video> src attribute


❮ Video Object