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HTML onplaying Attribute


Definition and Usage

The onplaying attributes defines a script to run when the audio/video has started playing.


Applies to

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

Elements Event
<audio> playing
<video> playing

Examples

Audio Example

Run "myFunction" when the audio file is being played:

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

Run "myFunction" when the video is being played:

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

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

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