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HTML onseeking Attribute


Definition and Usage

The onseeking attribute defines a script to run when the user starts moving/skipping to a new position in the audio/video.

Tip: Use the currentTime property of the Audio/Video Object to get the current playback position.


Applies to

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

Elements Event
<audio> seeking
<video> seeking

Examples

Audio Example

Run "myFunction" when the user starts changing the position of the audio:

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

Run "myFunction" when the user starts changing the position of the video:

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

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

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