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HTML Audio/Video DOM abort Event

❮ HTML Audio/Video DOM Reference

Example

Alert that the loading of a video has been aborted:

var vid = document.getElementById("myVideo");
vid.onabort = function() {
    alert("Video load aborted");
};


Definition and Usage

The abort event occurs when the loading of an audio/video is aborted.

This event occurs when the media data download has been aborted, and not because of an error.

Tip: Related events that occurs when there is some kind of disturbance to the media loading process, are:


Browser Support

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

Event
abort Yes 9.0 Yes Yes Yes

Note: The abort event is not supported in Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7.


Syntax

In HTML:

<element onabort="myScript">

In JavaScript:

object.onabort=function(){myScript};

In JavaScript, using the addEventListener() method:

object.addEventListener("abort", myScript);

Technical Details

Supported HTML tags: <audio> and <video>
Supported JavaScript objects: Audio, Video

❮ HTML Audio/Video DOM Reference