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HTML Audio/Video DOM paused Property

❮ HTML Audio/Video DOM Reference


Check if the video is paused:

let vid = document.getElementById("myVideo");
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Definition and Usage

The paused property returns whether the audio/video is paused.

Note: This property is read-only.

Browser Support

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

paused Yes 9.0 3.5 Yes Yes



Technical Details

Return Value: A Boolean, returns true if the audio/video is paused. Otherwise it returns false

❮ HTML Audio/Video DOM Reference