This is an experimental technology
Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for usage in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the specification changes.

The Animation.id property of the Web Animations API returns or sets a string used to identify the animation.

Syntax

var animationsId = Animation.id;

Animation.id = newIdString;

Value

A DOMString which can be used to identify the animation, or null if the animation has no id.

Examples

In the Follow the White Rabbit example, you can assign the rabbitDownAnimation an id like so:

rabbitDownAnimation.effect.id = "rabbitGo";

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Web Animations
The definition of 'Animation.id' in that specification.
Working Draft Editor's draft.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 39.0 48 (48)[1] No support No support No support
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) 48 (48)[1] No support No support No support

[1] The Web Animations API is only enabled by default in Firefox Developer Edition and Nightly builds. You can enable it in beta and release builds by setting the preference dom.animations-api.core.enabled to true, and can disable it in any Firefox version by setting this preference to false.

See also

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