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HTML Audio/Video DOM seeking Property

❮ HTML Audio/Video DOM Reference


Show if the user is currently seeking in the video:

var vid = document.getElementById("myVideo");
document.getElementById("mySpan").innerHTML = "Seeking: " + vid.seeking;
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Definition and Usage

The seeking property returns whether the user is currently seeking in the audio/video.

Seeking is when you move/skip to a new position in the audio/video.

Note: This property is read-only.

Browser Support

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

seeking Yes 9.0 3.5 Yes Yes



Return Value

Type Description
Boolean A Boolean, returns true if the user is currently seeking, otherwise it returns false

❮ HTML Audio/Video DOM Reference