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HTML oncanplaythrough Attribute


Definition and Usage

The oncanplaythrough event occurs when the browser estimates it can play through the specified audio/video without having to stop for buffering.


Applies to

The oncanplaythrough attribute is part of the Event Attributes, and can be used on the following elements:

Elements Event
<audio> canplaythrough
<video> canplaythrough

Examples

Audio Example

Run "myFunction" when the audio is ready to start playing:

<audio oncanplaythrough="myFunction()">
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Video Example

Run "myFunction" when the video is ready to start playing:

<video oncanplaythrough="myFunction()">
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Browser Support

The oncanplaythrough attribute has the following browser support for each element:

Element
audio Yes 9.0 Yes Yes Yes
video Yes 9.0 Yes Yes Yes