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HTML Audio/Video DOM ended Event

❮ HTML Audio/Video DOM Reference


Alert that the audio has ended:

var aud = document.getElementById("myAudio");
aud.onended = function() {
    alert("The audio has ended");
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Definition and Usage

The ended event occurs when the audio/video has reached the end.

This event is useful for messages like "thanks for listening", "thanks for watching", etc.

Browser Support

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

ended Yes 9.0 Yes Yes Yes



<audio|video onended="myScript">Try it

In JavaScript:

audio|video.onended=function(){myScript};Try it

In JavaScript, using the addEventListener() method:

audio|video.addEventListener("ended", myScript);Try it

Technical Details

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

More Examples


Alert that the video has ended:

var vid = document.getElementById("myVideo");
vid.onended = function() {
    alert("The video has ended");
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❮ HTML Audio/Video DOM Reference